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EVANS, Robert Harding, auctioneers (1778--1857)
[Sale catalogue. 1815:04:05--11]
A catalogue of the valuable library of James Edwards, Esq. containing a splendid assemblage of early printed books, chiefly upon vellum. Highly curious and important manuscripts, ... Magnificent books of prints, ... Also his collection of fine Greek vases. Which will be sold by auction, on Wednesday April 5, 1815, and the five following days (Sunday excepted.) By R.H. Evans, at his house, No. 26, Pall-Mall, ...
London: printed by W. Bulmer and Co., 1815.
[4], 47, [1] p., [3] fold. pl. ; 22.5 cm. (4°)

Lugt 8670.

Copy Notes Bought from Thomas Boone for 2s., 12 April 1815. (Spiers Box). Annotated in ink with prices and some names of purchasers in ink and in pencil, also some amendments to descriptions. The first plate, of a 'Vas fictile, ... Regii musæi Neapoli' has the second line of the caption cropped with loss of all the text. Bound (6) in a collection of miscellaneous catalogues.

Binding C19th black bubble-grained binder's cloth, gilt-lettered spine, numbered '82' in a series of sale catalogue volumes. (Previously numbered '50'.)

Reference Number 5324


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