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COXE, Peter, auctioneer (d. 1844)
[Sale catalogue. 1807:05:06]
The catalogue of that most valuable and important selection of original paintings, the property of Mr. Andrew Wilson, purchased by him and brought to England from palaces of the first consequence at Genoa ... Which will be sold by auction, by order of the proprietor, by Peter Coxe, on Wednesday, the 6th day of May, 1807, ... at Mr. Squibb's Great Room, Saville Passage. ...
[London]: J. Smeeton, printer, 148, St. Martin's Lane, [1807].
[2], 19, [3] p. ; 28.5 cm. (2°)

Lugt 7237; Fredericksen, Index of paintings, II, p. 26, sale no. 488. With a half-title reading 'The Catalogue Of The Very Superb Collection Of Gallery and Cabinet Pictures, The Property Of Mr. Andrew Wilson.', and a final blank leaf. On the background and disappointing outcome of this important sale see Fredericksen, loc. cit. The price of the catalogue printed on the title-page ('at Half a Crown each') is struck through and altered in manuscript to read at one shilling each.

Copy Notes Unannotated copy.

Binding Plain printed paper wrappers, stitched.

Reference Number 1992


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