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WHEATLEY, B.
[Sale catalogue. 1836:07:01--09]
Bibliotheca Heberiana. Catalogue of the library of the late Richard Heber, Esq. Part the twelfth. Removed from Pimlico. Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Wheatley, at his Great Room, 191, Piccadilly, on Friday, July 1, and seven following days, Sunday excepted. 1836. ...
London: printed by W. Nicol, 51 Pall Mall, [1836].
[4], 83, [1] p. ; 22.6 cm. (4°)

Richard Heber, the great bibliomaniac, died in 1833 and the disposal of his library extended over thirteen sales in London between 1834 and 1837, conducted variously by Messrs. Sotheby (parts 1--3, 9--10), Evans (parts 4, 6--8, 11) and Wheatley (parts 5, 12--13), and further sales on the continent. See W.Y. Fletcher, English book collectors, 1902, pp. 336--41; Arnold Hunt, 'The sale of Richard Heber's library, 1834--1837' in R. Myers, M. Harris & G. Mandelbrote (eds), Under the hammer: book auctions since the seventeenth century, 2001, pp. 143--172. Parts 5--8 and 11--12 only are in the Soane Museum (qq.v.).

Copy Notes Unopened and unannotated.

Binding Original grey paper wrappers, printed paper label.

Reference Number 5351


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