14th May 2013
SHOREHAM HARBOUR, SUSSEX. A bound collection of letters from Custom House, London, to Shoreham. [N.p.:] Letters dated 4th January 1820 - 1st January 1821. 400pp., folio (325 x 197mm.) The typed and manuscript letters giving the harbour board orders, advice and details of possible attempts to smuggle contraband items into the country and regarding the collection of duty. (Some spotting and browning, first leaf torn and repaired.) Contemporary half-calf (worn, covers detached, stitching weak and some leaves, mostly preliminaries).
Hammer price: £420
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