-It-encompasses-all-that-a-well-brought-up-young-man-should-know-about---Inside-incredible-gentleman-s-library-with-more-than-4-000-books-including-Dickens-and-Bronte-first-editions---Mail-Online

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2015-07-06 14:14:51

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One of the biggest private 'gentleman's libraries' has been revealed, containing first editions from some of Britain's most celebrated authors.The 4,000 book collection is the result of the life-long passion of lawyer, businessman and historian William Forwood, who died last year aged 84.Now, other book-lovers will have the chance to admire the library which could fetch up to £200,000 when it goes under the hammer tomorrow.
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