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EVANS, Robert Harding, auctioneers (1778--1857)
[Sale catalogue. 1831:03:21--25]
Catalogue of the splendid library of an illustrious foreign personage, ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Evans, at his house, No. 93, Pall-Mall, on Friday, March 21, and four following days. 1831.
[London]: printed by W. Nicol, [1831].
[2], 52, [2] p. ; 22.6 cm. (4º)

'Illustrious Foreign Personage' = Marie-Caroline Ferdinande Louise, duchesse de Berry (1798--1870). The Duchesse de Berry had attempted to raise an insurrection against Louis-Philippe in 1832 on behalf of the duc de Bordeaux, later comte de Chambord, and was consequently in exile in London. Notices of immediately forthcoming sales at end, final page blank. BM, English Book Sales, p. 183.

Copy Notes Unannotated. Uncut edges. Bound (8) 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 5198


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