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20080724Gladstone 8PR 
 One of the most important private collections of books to be sold at auction in Scotland in decades has been offered at Taylor's Auction Rooms in Montrose. The sale in question contains books removed from The Library at Fasque, Fettercairn beffore the house was sold. William Gladstone, one of Britain's most celebrated Prime Ministers started to collect the books whilst studying at Oxford University. He spent many hours visiting the local book shops and gathered together a wide range of books on a variety of subjects. This collection was enhanced by subsequent members of the family including his brother Thomas & nephew John. Pics show the Library and some pages from the colletion 
 Keywords: auction Gladstone Fasque Montrose Taylors books literature collection
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One of the most important private collections of books to

be sold at auction in Scotland in decades has been offered at Taylor's Auction Rooms in Montrose. The sale in question contains books removed from The Library at Fasque, Fettercairn beffore the house was sold. William Gladstone, one of Britain's most celebrated Prime Ministers started to collect the books whilst studying at Oxford University. He spent many hours visiting the local book shops and gathered together a wide range of books on a variety of subjects. This collection was enhanced by subsequent members of the family including his brother Thomas & nephew John. Pics show the Library and some pages from the colletion
Keywords: auction Gladstone Fasque Montrose Taylors books literature collection