Lot 488

Charles Burney (1757-1817) Hand Written Signed Letters after...

Auction Date: 30/06/2021 at 10am

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Charles Burney (1757-1817) Hand Written Signed Letters after an inauspicious start to his scholastic career, sent down from Cambridge for stealing books, he established a private school at Greenwich with a severe regime – notable for one insurrection involving 50 boys – through which passed naval and military officers’ figures such as slavery reformer Sit Thomas Fowell Buxton. (2)

Hammer Price: £42.00