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CHRISTIE, James, the elder (1730--1803)
[Sale catalogue. 1802:02:04]
Particulars and conditions of sale of a spacious elegant leasehold mansion, ... delightfully situated in the most eligible part of Piccadilly, opposite the sheet of water in the Green Park, ... The premises were built under the direction, and for the residence of the late Sir Richard Littleton, Bart. dec. The valuable marble chimney pieces and slabs were purchased by him during his residence in Italy. Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Thursday, February 4, 1802, ...
[London]: [1802].
3, [1] p. ; 32.8 cm. (2º)

Soane surveyed the mansion for Earl Fortescue. See Ptolemy Dean, Sir John Soane and London, 2006, pp. 221--2. The house has been identified as No. 80, Piccadilly.

Copy Notes With annotations in ink by Soane; at foot of p. 3 Value Feb: 3: 1802 £9000 / Sent to Earl Fortescue. Bound (9) 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 5078


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