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CHRISTIE, James, the younger (1773--1831)
[Sale catalogue. 1820:07:15]
A catalogue of a very valuable and highly interesting assemblage of oriental and other curiosities, particularly a collection of Chinese bronze vessels, presumed to be of great antiquity, the religious utensils of a bonzery in China, where they were recently purchased by a gentleman: also, a costly fauteuil of solid ivory, and two of solid ebony, of the late S. Lysons, Esq. F.A.S. and the well-known collection of original miniatures of the Stuart family, by I. and P. Oliver, which formerly belonged to James II. the property of J. Edwards, Esq. dec. ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Saturday, July 15, 1820, ...
[London]: G. Smeeton, printer, 17, St. Martin's Lane, [1820].
[2], 19, [3] p. ; 21.0 cm. (4°)

Lugt 9844. The printer's imprint appears on p.11. Page [12] and the final three pages are blank. Samuel Lysons F.R.S., F.S.A., barrister and antiquarian, published A collection of Gloucestershire antiquities in 1804 (q.v.) James Edwards, bookseller and publisher, was notable for two sales of his library in 1804 (Christie), and 1815 (Evans), the catalogue of the latter of which is also in the Soane Museum (q.v.).

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

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

Reference Number 1917


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