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Splendid Books And Books Of Prints. - Catalogue Of The Library Of the late Sir Thomas Lawrence, President Of The Royal Academy; To which is added, The Valuable Library Of A Gentleman; Including Galerie De Dresde, beautiful impressions, splendidly bound in red morocco, imperial folio; Ridinger's Works, 8 vol. A Very Choice Copy; Rossini's Views in Rome, imperial folio; Voyage Pittoresque de Naples et de Sicile, 5 tom. russia; Nash's Views of Paris, proof plates, large Paper, blue morocco; Stuart's Antiquities of Athens, 3 vol russia; Curtis's Flora Londinensis, 3 vol.; Sinclair's Hortus Gramineus Woburnensis, Privately Printed; Holbein's Portraits of Illustrious Persons; by Chamberlayne, Vetus Testamentum Græcum, à Baber, 7 parts; Ionian Antiquities, 2 vol.; Britton's Cathedral Antiquities of England, 10 vol. Large Paper, uncut; Rees's Cyclopædia, 45 vol. half russia; Catalogues of the Royal Academy, complete from the Commencemnt, 1760, to the present Time; Catalogues of the Society of British Artists, complete; An Extraordinary Collection Of Works relative to the Royal Academy, and to the Fine Arts; Beauties of England and Wales, 26 vol.; Nichols's Literary Anecdotes, 14 vol.; a very Valuable and Complete Collection of the Best Variorum and Other Classics, &c. &c. Which will be Sold by Auction, By Mr. Sotheby And Son, Wellington Street, Strand, On Friday, June 25th, 1830, and Three following Days, at Twelve o'Clock. - To be viewed on Tuesday 22d, and Catalogues to be now had at the place of Sale.

Sotheby's (London)

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Variant Title

Catalogue Of The Library Of The Late Sir Thomas Lawrence, President Of The Royal Academy


[London:: Sotheby and Son,], 1830.

Physical Description

36 p.; 205 mm. (pasted onto sheets of 255 mm.).


[T.p.] - Conditions Of Sale - [Catalogue].

Summary Note

The Catalogue lists 1092 items.

Copy Note

Interleaved throughout with ruled sheets, inscribed in ink with the prices of the items, the totals reached on the first three days of sale (but not the fourth) (£146.10.6, £125.7.0, £203.17.6) and names of buyers.

Binding Note

19th-century calf; rebacked in 20th century retaining earlier spine-piece and red and green morocco spine labels lettered 'Lawrence's Pictures Drawings Prints Casts &c.' and '1830.' Bound with eight others.

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Books - Europe - History
Collections - Auctions - Great Britian - 19th century
Sales catalogues - Auction catalogues - Great Britain - London - 19th century