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PHILLIPS, Harry, auctioneer (d. 1840)
[Sale catalogue. 1801:10:7/9]
Second part of auction at Fonthill, Wilts. A catalogue of the valuable building materials, of two wing erections and colonades of Fonthill Mansion, with sundry household furniture, the property of William Beckford, Esq. The building materials comprise ... mahogany doors, ... and eight magnificent statuary chimney pieces, ... Which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Phillips, on the premises, on Wednesday, the 7th October 1801, and two following days, ... May be viewed, by catalogues at 1s. each, to be had of Mess. Foxhall and Frye, ... of Mr. Phillips, ... on the premises; at the White Hart, Salisbury; Star, Andover; at Stacie's, Weymouth; and of the printers of the Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Salisbury, Portsmouth, Sherborne, and Dorchester newspapers.
[London?], 1801.
23, [1] p. ; 24.5 cm. (4º)

The first part of the sale of Beckford's art and furniture collection had taken place on 19--22 August 1801.

Copy Notes Marginal pencil markings against several lots. On p. 8 'Mahogany Doors' lot 1 has marginal note in ink (cropped) [Onl]y if Keys to the/ Locks. Bound last with two other pamphlets.

Binding C19th half black morocco, marbled-paper boards, blind double-rule borders, gilt double-rule spine lettered 'Memoria &c &c.', numbered '34' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 1539


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