Private papers, letters and diaries: Book inscribed by W E Gumbleton


Inscriptions in books found by Maureen O'Neill

Maureen salvaged some books from a farmhouse in Cork. Two had belonged to the Gumbletons:

The Wild Garden by W. Robinson, FLS (1881). Inside the front cover there is a label with the Gumbleton Crest and the name William E. Gumbleton. On the next page, the author has written (by hand)
W.E.Gumbleton Esq
from the author of
The Wild Garden (as printed)
Dec 8 1881

The books were originally owned by Ellen Terry in Shanagarry in Cork.

Books salvaged by Maureen O'Neill
8 Dec 1881

Transcribed by by Maureen O'Neill

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