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SOTHEBY, Samuel (1771--1842)
[Sale catalogue. 1818:05:28--30]
Importation from Malmaison. A catalogue of a select and genuine library of a foreigner of distinction; ... brought from Malmaison. ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Sotheby, at his house, 145, Strand, ... on Thursday, May 28, 1818, and two following days. ...
[London]: J. Compton, printer, [1818].
[2], 30 p. ; 21.7 cm. (8°)

The vendor has been identified as 'Mr. Huybers' (see BM, English book sales 1676--1900, p. 144). Lot 281, a presentation copy of Percier and Fontaine's Palais, maisons, et autre edifices modernes dessinées à Rome, [1798], which is described as 'entièrement colorié par M. Percier mème, et presenté par lui à Madame Bonaparte', was bought by Soane (q.v.). Not in Lugt.

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

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

Reference Number 4336


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