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CHRISTIE, James, the elder (1730--1803)
[Sale catalogue. 1800:05:29]
Particulars and conditions of sale of a noble, spacious, elegant, new-built freehold mansion, ... late the property and residence of His Grace the Duke of Leeds, deceased, desirably situated on the west side of St. James's Square, with full command of view into Pall Mall. Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Thursday, May the 29th, 1800, ...
[London]: [1800].
3, [1] p. ; 32.8 cm. (2º)

The mansion is No. 21, St. James's Square, where Soane had worked for the Duke of Leeds in 1795--6. The house was sold to John Blades, a glass manufacturer, for £11,500, but not occupied. See Ptolemy Dean, Sir John Soane and London, 2006, p. 228; Survey of London, XXIX, 1960, pp. 174--179.

Copy Notes Docket-title inscribed in pencil with a sum bringing the selling price of 11500 up to 12075, and an architectural sketch. Bound (6) 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 5075


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