HEBER, Richard. 16322



Autograph Letter Signed, thanking his correspondent for his exertions in an election, saying he is considering a journey “in the North this autumn, as far as Walter Scott”, hoping to find another time to visit his friend, and asking “to be kindly remembered to yr two young Oxonian friends”. 1 page 9 x 7 inches, one small tear repaired, remains of guard, in good condition. Hodnet, 11 September 1821. Uncommon. Richard Heber (1773 – 1833), book collector. Sir Walter Scott classed Heber’s library as “superior to all others in the world”. “No gentleman,” Heber remarked, “can be without three copies of a book, one for show, one for use, and one for borrowers.”