Letters to John Murray, publishers, of Edward Rae. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.40997
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1874-1923. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    i + 107 folios.

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Notes

  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The letters are to John Murray III, John Murray IV and Hallam Murray. They concern, among other subjects, the publication of “The Land of the North Wind”, “The Country of the Moors”, and “The White Sea Peninsula”.

    A number of the letters are written on behalf of, and others concern, George Rae, Edward’s father, and relate to the publication of “The Country Banker”.

    The letters are arranged chronologically.

    1874-1875, 1877-1879: folios 1-43 [Note 1];

    1881-1882, 1884-1886, 1889: folios 44-65;

    1901-1906, 1908: folios 66-99;

    1913, 1919, 1922-1923: folios 100-105 [Note 2].

    Proof, 1874, of the illustration used on the title page of “The Land of the North Wind”. Folio 106.

    Proof, 1874, of the title page of “The Land of the North Wind”. Folio 107.

    Notes.

    [Note 1] Folio 27. Letter, 3 August 1875, of C. Carter to John Murray III.

    [Note 2] Folio 103. Photograph, ? September 1919, of Edward Rae’s second son, George, at Hooge, ‘on the spot’ where his brother Keith was killed during the First World War, sent as an enclosure in Edward Rae’s letter, 21 September 1919, to John Murray IV.

  • Related Materials

    MS.40998 includes letters of George Rae (1817-1902) to John Murray, publishers, concerning the publication of "The Country Banker".

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