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CHRISTIE, James, the younger (1773--1831)
[Sale catalogue. 1824:05:14--15]
A catalogue of the very valuable collection of chiefly Italian pictures, some pieces of antique sculpture in marble, a few antique and many fine cinque-cento bronzes, ... of Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart. deceased, brought from his late seat at Sledmere, Yorkshire. ... Which, by order of the executors, will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, 8, King Street, St. James's Square, on Friday, May the 14th, 1824, and following day, ...
[London, 1824].
15, [1] p. ; 26.7 cm. (4°)

Lugt 10672. The final page is blank. The sale fetched nearly £6000 (ODNB). Sir Mark Masterman Sykes was chiefly known as a book collector; his library was disposed of at three sales held by R.H. Evans, the first commencing on 11 May 1824 (q.v.). A two-part sale of his collections of English portraits and prints was held by Sotheby, also in spring 1824 (Lugt 10630 and 10670).

Copy Notes Unannotated. Bound (10) in a collection of sale catalogues.

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

Reference Number 3402


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