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MUNBY (A.N.L.). Phillipps Studies. Vol. 1: The Catalogue of Manuscripts & Printed Books of Sir Thomas Phillips. Their Composition and Distribution. Vol. 2: The Family Affairs of Sir Thomas Phillipps. Vol. 3 and 4: The Formation of the Phillipps Library up to the Year 1872. Vol. 5: The Dispersal of the Phillipps Library.1951

Cambridge: University Press, First edition, 5 vols., 8vo (220 x 140 mm), [8], 40; xiv, 119; xii, 177; xvi, 227; xi, 204pp., frontispiece (1 coloured) to each volume, 24 plates, orig. cloth, dust wrappers (vol. 1 with plain made-up typed wrapper). Provenance: Volume 1 has a signed card (dated Dec. 1967) from the author loosely inserted, "I saw this at Mr. Seligman's Shop in Cecil Court & snapped it up. It was 15/- : not too much, I hope. If by any chance you have already found a copy I will gladly have it back as I have received other culprits for it...", all other volumes with a presentation inscription from the author to Ernest Rasdall dated Jan. 1967, obviously Munby supplied volume one at a later date on obtaining a copy, volumes 2, 3, and 4 have neat manuscript corrections by the author, and they are noted (by the author) on the front free endpapers of each volume (there is one correction in vol. 2, 6 corrections in vol. 3 and 5 corrections in vol. 4.)

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