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THOMAS KING
[Sale catalogue. 1816:05:13--18]
Topography. Part II. A catalogue of a very fine and extensive assemblage of the topography of England, Scotland, and Ireland, arranged in their counties; in which will be found many singularly curious prints and drawings ... together with several very rare topographical tracts, and large portfolios; the whole collected by the late John Towneley, Esq. and which will be sold by auction, by Mr. King, at his great room, No. 38, King Street, Covent Garden, on Monday, the 13th of May, 1816, and five following days, ...
[London]: printed by W. Smith and Co., [1816].
90 p. ; 23.0 cm. (4º)

Lugt 8891. R.H. Evans had auctioned the first two parts of the Bibliotheca Towneleiana in June 1815 (q.v., second portion only). A final portion was auctioned on 22 May 1817.

Copy Notes Some pencil markings against various lots including prices, and in one instance the name Triphook [i.e. the stationer and bookseller J. Triphook, of St. James's Street, succeeded by Robert Triphook, 1810--25, partner in the firm of Harding, Triphook and Lepard who succeeded Lackington, Allen and Co.]. Bound (2) in a collection of book sale catalogues.

Binding Recent olive green binder's cloth, gilt-lettered spine, numbered '80' in a series of sale catalogue volumes. Bound February 1925.

Reference Number 5273


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