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Maggs Bros. Ltd. - Dealers of Rare books and manuscripts since 1853.

Second hand books are wild books homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.Virgina Woolf

Maggs Bros Ltd has been dealing in rare books and manuscripts since 1853. Our staff is organized into nine different departments, each offering a different expertise.

We are based in a fine Georgian townhouse in London’s Berkeley Square, and from there run an international business, travelling frequently throughout the world to buy, to sell and to advise.

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MURAT, Joachim (1771-1815).

Autograph Letter Signed (“J. Murat”) to “Monsieur le gouverneur”, ordering the arrest of the Austrian agent for provisions at Idro.
1½ pages 4to in French with integral blank leaf, on letterhead of the Army of Italy, headed “Liberté / Vertu / Egalité”, Salo, 19 nivose an 5 [8 January 1797].


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