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SOUTHGATE, J. W.
[Sale catalogue. 1825:02:25--26]
Catalogue of the collection of portraits and engravings of the late Mr. Charles Taylor, of Hatton Garden; containing proof etchings and brilliant proofs ... Also very fine original drawings and sketches, ... many of them adapted to illustrate Shakspeare, the English poets, Pennant, Gough, &c. Which will be sold by auction, by order of the administrator, by Mr. Southgate, at his rooms, No. 22, Fleet-Street, on Friday, the 25th, and Saturday, the 26th of February, 1825, ...
[London]: J. and C. Adlard, printers, Bartholomew-Close, [1825].
[2], 16, [2] p. ; 21.7 cm. (8°)

Lugt 10824. A note at the end (signed 'J.W.S.') states that this collection 'was commenced nearly Seventy years ago, by Mr. Isaac Taylor, an eminent Engraver' and continued 'by his eldest son, the late Mr. Charles Taylor, who went, about the year 1776, to Paris, where he became a Student in the Academie Royale, and studied Engraving as a Pupil of the celebrated M. Aliamet.' The final page advertises forthcoming sales, mainly of books.

Copy Notes Unannotated. Bound in a collection of sale catalogues.

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

Reference Number 4340


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