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WILLIAM FORD
[Catalogue. 1832]
W. Ford's Catalogue of a curious collection of books, in miscellaneous literature, ... to which is also added Collectio selecta: or a catalogue containing a selection from his general collection of rare English portraits and amateur engravings, choice drawings, ... and original portraits, in oil, &c., (principally English), ... Part first.
Liverpool printed by W. & J. Lace, 1832.
[4], 16, 66 p. ; 21.5 cm. (4º)

Part the first only. Tipped in after title-page is a printed slip advertising 'Part Second ... now printing, ...'. For an account of William Ford, see Anthony Lister, 'William Ford, (1771--1832) "the Universal Bookseller"', in The Book Collector, 38, 1989, pp. 343--372.

Copy Notes Unannotated. Inscribed in ink on the title-page: at head Sir John Soane Bart/ Lincolns Inn, and at foot W.F. 52 Hanover St. Liverpool. Bound (6) in a collection of booksellers' price lists.

Binding Recent olive green binder's cloth, gilt-lettered spine, numbered '54' in a series of sale catalogue volumes.

Reference Number 5123


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