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EVANS, Robert Harding, auctioneers (1778--1857)
[Sale catalogue. 1818:06:01--06]
A catalogue of more than five thousand copper plates, engraved by the most esteemed British artists, during the last and present century, ... including upwards of four hundred portraits, ... The entire original works of Hogarth, as published by himself; ... More than three hundred views in Great Britain, ... Boydell's magnificent edition of Shakspeare and Milton, in twelve large volumes, ... and various other capital works. The copper plates of the whole of these great works, with their impressions, ... will be sold without reserve, by Mr Robert H. Evans, on the premises, No. 90, Cheapside, London, on Monday June 1, 1818, and the five following days, ... comprising the entire stock of Messrs. John and Josiah Boydell, deceased. ...
London: printed by W. Bulmer and Co., [1818].
[2], 58 p. ; 23.8 cm. (4º)

Lugt 9402. Errata slips giving correct dates of the sale pasted in.

Copy Notes Unannotated. Bound after An alphabetical catalogue of plates, ... which compose the stock of John and Josiah Boydell, 1803 (q.v.).

Binding C19th half calf, blind-tooled borders, marbled-paper boards, gilt-ruled spine direct-lettered in gilt 'Catalogue Of Plates - Boydell - 1803 - 1818'. Later numbered '38' in a series of sale catalogue volumes.

Reference Number 5055


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