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Porter, Dot, "Facsimile of LJS 166, Alan G. Thomas correspondence and ephemera" (2015). Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies (SIMS): EBooks. 228.
Small collection, arranged chronologically, of friendly professional correspondence between London bookseller Alan G. Thomas and his colleagues, with A. N. L. Munby and Lionel and Philip Robinson being the most frequent correspondents and the sales by the Robinson brothers of the residue of the library of Sir Thomas Phillipps the most frequent subject. Ephemera accompanying the correspondence includes the invitation and copies of the program for the dinner held by the Robinson brothers in honor of the centenary of the death of Phillipps; a photograph of the sculpture in Corfu of collector Frederick North, Earl of Guilford; newspaper clippings of the obituaries for Munby and Lionel Robinson; and the program of service for the funeral of Lionel Robinson.