Lot 406: Evelyn John



2015-07-10 15:42:30

Lot 406: Evelyn John: (1620-1706) English Diarist. Autograph Inscription In The Hand Of Evelyn, On An Oblong 12Mo Slip Of Paper, N.P., 1638, 'E Libris Evelynis Emptus Ononiis'. With A Further Four Lines Of Text In An Unidentified Hand Beneath, Incorporating Evelyn'S Motto, 'Omnia Explorate, Meliora Retinete' ('Keep The Best'). Evidently Removed From A Volume Of Evelyn'S Library. Lightly Mounted To A Contemporary Page Annotated In Ink By A Collector. Some Very Light Staining To The Right Edge, Not Affecting The Text. About Vg International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £100 - 150
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