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IN BRIEF: Professor Sir Alec Skempton


The library of the late Professor Sir Alec Skempton will go under the auctioneer's hammer in a sale on 28 May in Knightsbridge. Auctioneer Bonhams will offer Skempton's collection of books and prints relating to British engineering in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as well as books by Skempton himself.

The illustrated catalogue can be obtained from the book and manuscript department, Bonhams, Montpelier Street, London SW7 1HH from 1 May.

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