Bibliophile Sale | 19 June 2013
Coventry Album relating to the social activities of Diana Coventry
Sold for £40
Coventry (Diana Bruen, third daughter of Hon. Charles Coventry, granddaughter of George ninth earl of Coventry, later married John Sidney Mason, of Croome Court, Worcestershire, 1910-90) Album relating to the social activities of Diana Coventry, autograph manuscript captions and signed by Diana Coventry at end, 43pp. excluding blanks, 5 photographs of Diana Coventry and her near neighbours the Lygon sisters, numerous newspaper cuttings, most captioned, all laid down, 4ff. loose, original crushed and polished morocco, brass lock, no key, g.e., by Asprey, 1929-33; and another, a photograph album, society getherings, c. 1900, 8vo & oblong 4to (2).
⁂ With references to and pictures of the Lygon sisters, daughters of the seventh earl of Beauchamp, and models for Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited.
Wednesday 19 June 2013, 11.00am
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