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ROBINS, John
[Sale catalogue. 1803:10:20]
Grosvenor Square. Particular and conditions of sale of a noble spacious elegant mansion, ... suitable for a family of distinction, ... The whole in substantial repair, situate in Grosvenor Square the corner of North Audley Street, the residence and property of a nobleman, also the reversion of three eligible dwelling houses in North Audley Street, adjoining the garden; which will be sold by auction by Mr. Robins, at Garraway's coffee-house, Exchange Alley, Cornhill, London, on Thursday, the 20th of October 1803, ... in one lot. ...
[London]: printed by D.N. Shury, Berwick Street, Soho, [1803].
[4] p. ; 36.4 cm. (2º)

A Nobleman = Earl of Leicester, later 2nd Marquess of Townshend (1755--1811). With a docket-title. The lease was purchased by Peter Denys. (Survey of London, XL, 1980, pp. 137--39). There is a Soane lecture drawing (SM 18/2/3) of the façade of the house, no. 18 (later 19) Grosvenor Square, designed by Robert Adam, and Adam office drawings of designs of the interiors for the Earl of Thanet between 1764 and 1765.

Copy Notes Bound (20) in a collection of estate particulars.

Binding Later C19th marbled-paper boards, ribbed morocco-grain cloth spine gilt-lettered 'Sale Catalogues'. 37.6 cm. Later numbered '48' in a series of sale catalogue volumes.

Reference Number 5089


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