ABERCONWAY (Charles Melville McLaren, 1913-2003, President of the Royal Horticultural Society 1961-1984, from 1953 3rd Baron of Bodnant)

2 Typed Letter Signed to A.R.W. Farmer, about "A Dictionary of Cat Lovers", written by Lord Aberconway's mother Christabel (d. 1974) and inscribed by her to Sir Winston Churchill, and offering £100 (31st January 1985), he apologises for having missed Farmer owing at the last minute to "the Memorial Service to Peter Chance, a great friend ... and chairman of Christie's" but praising the book's "excellent condition ... no one was able to point out to my mother any lover of cats in history, mythology, literature or ... art, which she had not included", together 2 sides folio, 40 Lowndes Street, London, 31st January & 11th February

Item Date:  1985

Stock No:  52684      £35

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