Letters of Sir Richard and Lady Isabel Burton

Scope and Content

Correspondence between H.G. Quaritch Wales and Professor C.F. Beckingham concerning the rescinding of Quaritch Wales' gift of two volumes of letters between his grandfather, Bernard Quaritch, and Sir Richard and Lady Isabel Burton. Two letters, dated 12 December 1978 and 1 January 1979. Plus a further letter from Helen Cordell, Honorary Librarian Royal Asiatic Society, to Mr J R Jones of Bernard Quaritich Ltd regarding the whereabouts of these letters, dated 21 May 2003.