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EVANS, Robert Harding, auctioneers (1778--1857)
[Sale catalogue. 1824:05:28--06:09]
Catalogue of the splendid, curious and extensive library of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart. Part the second. ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Evans, at his house, No. 93, Pall-Mall, on Friday, May 28, and five following days, (Sundays excepted) 1824.
[London]: printed by W. Nicol, Cleveland-row, St. James's, [1824].
[2], 83 [i.e 50] p. ; 25.2 cm. (4º)

Page 50 misnumbered '83'. Printer's statement from verso of title-page. The first part of the sale was held on 11--23 May 1824 (q.v.). The final page includes an advertisement for the third portion of the sale which was held between 28 May and 9 June 1824 (q.v.). In all some 3700 lots were sold for almost £18000; the works of art disposed at Christie's sale on 14--15 May 1824 (q.v.) fetched nearly £6000 (ODNB).

Copy Notes Unopened and unannotated. Pink paper spine retained. Bound in a collection of sale catalogues as item 1 with copies of the first and third parts of the sale.

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

Reference Number 4911


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