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SOTHEBY, Samuel (1771--1842)
[Sale catalogue. 1818:02:23--25]
A catalogue of the valuable collection of books of antiquities, music, drawings and prints, of the late John Carter, Esq. F.S.A. ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Sotheby, bookseller, at his house, No. 145, Strand, ... on Monday, February 23, and two following days, ...
London: Wright and Murphy, printers, [1818].
[2], 19, [3] p. ; 21.8 cm. (4°)

Lugt 9305. John Carter's illustrations chiefly of medieval architecture were published by the Society of Antiquaries between 1795 and 1813, and in his own Specimens of ancient architecture and painting, 1781--1794 (q.v.), The ancient architecture of England (part I, 1795, q.v.) and Views of ancient buildings in England, 1786--[1793] (q.v.). The third day of the sale included Carter's drawings, which fetched £1695.

Copy Notes Lots 233--298 on the second day's sale marked in pencil with prices and some additional notes. Bound in a collection of sale catalogues.

Binding Later C19th half green binder's cloth, marbled-paper boards.

Reference Number 4921


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