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CHRISTIE, James, the younger (1773--1831)
[Sale catalogue. 1817:03:11--14]
A catalogue of the very choice and valuable collection of engravings, of the late Charles Lambert, Esq. F.A.S. ... Which (by order of the executors of T. Lewis, Esq. decd.) will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Tuesday, March the 11th, 1817, and three following days, ...
[London]: printed by Smeeton, [1817].
36 p. ; 22.3 cm. (4º)

Lugt 9065. At this sale Soane purchased his set of pen and wash preparatory drawings for fifteen of the etchings in Piranesi's Paestum series (q.v.). A payment of £14 5s. to Christie on 26 March 1817 is recorded in Soane's accounts, but without any indication of what this is for.

Copy Notes Unannotated copy. Bound in a collection of sale catalogues, 1784--1823.

Binding Recent half goatskin.

Reference Number 2572


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