28th July 2021 10:30 GMT/BST

Books, Maps & Manuscripts

 
Lot 87
 

87

White (Gilbert, 1720-1793). Milliner's receipt with Gilbert White's autograph docket, 5 March 1782.

White (Gilbert, 1720-1793). Milliner's receipt with Gilbert White's autograph docket, 5 March 1782. Single sheet of laid paper (105 x 202 mm), recto with engraved text ('Bo[ugh]t of Thos Langford Hatter & Sword Cutler at No 50 Serjeants Inn Gate Fleet Street') and trademark (flame-bladed sword piercing a hat), completed in manuscript in brown ink in a clerical hand ('Revd Mr White, A Fine Beaverett, 18s, Rec'd the Contents in full') and signed 'Thos Langford', verso annotated by Gilbert White 'March: 1782, Langford, for hat, 0:17:0' in brown ink (qty: 1)

Sold for £130
Estimated at £200 - £300


 

Auction: Books, Maps & Manuscripts, 28th July 2021

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