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EVANS, Robert Harding, auctioneers (1778--1857)
[Sale catalogue. 1831:04:29--05:03]
Catalogue of a valuable collection of books, including a portion of the library of the English Benedictine Monastery of Landspring. ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Evans, at his house, No. 93, Pall-Mall, on Friday, April 29, and three following days, (Sunday excepted.) 1831.
[London]: printed by W. Nicol, [1831].
[2], 41, [1] p. ; 22.6 cm. (4º)

An additional article entered in ink after item 743. Notices of immediately forthcoming sales at end. BM, English Book Sales, p. 183. 'Landspring' is a mistake for Lambspring (or Lamspringe) founded at Hildesheim by the English Benedictines in 1643, which had been suppressed in 1803 and only restored in England at Broadway in 1835. In 1803 part of the library was installed in the Cathedral Library in Hildesheim, and also at the St Godehardkirche. Lamspringe: an English Abbey in Germany, 1643-1803: being papers delivered at the twenty-ninth annual symposium of the History Commission of the English Benedictine Congregation, Ampleforth 22-24 April 2003, Ampleforth Abbey, 2004. Appendix G discusses the Evans Sale of 1831, p. [229].

Copy Notes Unannotated. Uncut edges. Bound (11) in a collection of book sale catalogues by R.H. Evans.

Binding Recent olive green binder's cloth, gilt-lettered spine, numbered '72' in a series of sale catalogue volumes. Bound February 1925.

Reference Number 5201


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