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PHILLIPS, Harry (d. 1840)
[Sale catalogue. 1798:03:05--26]
Unique collection of drawings & prints. A catalogue of all the great and valuable collection of ancient drawings, scarce prints, and books of prints, which belonged to Sir Joshua Reynolds, deceased, late president of the Royal Academy; ... also, a few bronzes, ... cabinets, and a small library of books, treating of the arts. Which (by order of the executors) will be sold by auction by Mr. H. Phillips, at his Great Room, 67, New Bond Street, on Monday, March 5, 1798, and seventeen successive days, (Sundays and Fast Day excepted), ...
[London]: [1798].
91, [1] p. ; 20.6 cm. (8°)

Lugt 5722. Price of the catalogue 'Ten Shillings' corrected in ink to one. ESTC t181785.

Copy Notes Copy 1: Annotated in ink with the prices of all lots. Title-page defective with loss of imprint.
Copy 2: 20.9 cm. Imperfect; wanting the title-page, and pages 53--72 which have been torn out. Annotated in pencil noting days of week when viewed.

Binding Copy 1: C19th full navy morocco (or roan?), gilt double-rule borders, direct-lettered in gilt on spine 'Catal. Sr. J.R.'.
Copy 2: Stab-stitched in original blue paper wrappers.

Reference Number 3139


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