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An epitome of the county of Warwick

Bookplate of Shakespeare Birthplace Trust inside front cover 'from the Library of Richard Savage Librarian to the Trustees 1910-1944' Inscribed on endpaper 'Richard Savage, New place, Stratford-upon-Avon, Aug. 1901' Tipped in, inside front cover is letter from L Newton Moss, Norwood, 8 August 1901 to 'Dear Dixon' enclosing the volume which belongs to 'a poor owner anxious to raise funds for temporary needs' Asks if Dixon wants, or knows of likely purchaser at 4 shillings. Endorsed by Richard Savage 'The Vol. was sent to my friend Mr Roden Dixon, Borough Surveyor of Stratford-upon-Avon, who offered its purchase to me, which I accepted.'