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EVANS, Robert Harding, auctioneers (1778--1857)
[Sale catalogue. 1824:05:11--23]
Catalogue of the splendid, curious and extensive library of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart. Part the first, ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Evans, at his house, No. 93, Pall-Mall, on Tuesday, May 11, and ten following days. (Sundays excepted) 1824.
[London]: printed by W. Nicol, Cleveland-row, St. James's, [1824].
v, [1], 93, [1] p., engr. frontis. port. ; 25.2 cm. (4º)

Printer's statement from verso of title-page. Portrait of Sykes engraved by Robert Grave after a model in wax executed in 1817 by Peter Rouw. The final page advertises the second portion of the sale, which was held between 28 May and 9 June 1824 (q.v.); the third portion was held 21--28 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 (1) in a collection of sale catalogues together with copies of the second and third parts of the sale.

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

Reference Number 4910


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