- Authors’ Copies
Anthony Trollope (editor). British sports and pastimes, 1868. London: Virtue, 1868.
Collections copy of British sports and
pastimes, a little known work edited by Anthony Trollope, appears to have
been the novelist’s own, and contains numerous editing marks and annotations in
articles covering horseracing, hunting, shooting, fishing, yachting, rowing,
alpine climbing, and cricket are included in the book, to which Trollope
contributed both the preface and the chapter on hunting.
Trollope mark up this copy with the intention of producing a second edition? No
later edition is known to exist, but the title was reissued six times. It is
possible that the edits in the Reed copy are reflected in one of the reissues.
Thomas Raffles. Memoirs of the life and ministry of the late Reverend Thomas Spencer of Liverpool. 4th edition. Liverpool: Printed by Gregory & Taylor, 1817.
copy of Thomas Raffles’ Memoirs of the
life and ministry of the late Reverend Thomas Spencer of Liverpool was the
author’s own copy, and contains copious annotations in his hand throughout. It
was also extra-illustrated by him, with the addition of numerous portraits and
(1788-1863) served as pastor of the Great George Street Congregational Church
in Liverpool for 49 years, becoming one of the most influential Congregational
ministers of his time. He succeeded his friend the Reverend Thomas Spencer, a
prodigious and very popular preacher who tragically drowned in 1811 aged 20