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The Resource Capital books : a catalogue of a most valuable selection of books : comprising the best and rarest specimens of the presses of Bodini and Didot, all on large paper, and chiefly in morocco and other splendid bindings, the Duke of Marlborough's gems of the earliest impression, Lord Bute's work on British plants, the original drawings of a great work on the natural history of birds, the genuine edition of Count Caylus and Marriette's ancient paintings from the drawings of Santo Bartoli, Jacquin Plantae Americanae 264 drawings, Catesby's Carolina ..., Sloane's Jamaica ..., Museum Florentinum ..., Antichita di Hercolano ..., &c. &c. : which will be sold by auction by Mr. King ... on Thursday, March 22, 1798, and following day ..

Capital books : a catalogue of a most valuable selection of books : comprising the best and rarest specimens of the presses of Bodini and Didot, all on large paper, and chiefly in morocco and other splendid bindings, the Duke of Marlborough's gems of the earliest impression, Lord Bute's work on British plants, the original drawings of a great work on the natural history of birds, the genuine edition of Count Caylus and Marriette's ancient paintings from the drawings of Santo Bartoli, Jacquin Plantae Americanae 264 drawings, Catesby's Carolina ..., Sloane's Jamaica ..., Museum Florentinum ..., Antichita di Hercolano ..., &c. &c. : which will be sold by auction by Mr. King ... on Thursday, March 22, 1798, and following day ..

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Capital books : a catalogue of a most valuable selection of books : comprising the best and rarest specimens of the presses of Bodini and Didot, all on large paper, and chiefly in morocco and other splendid bindings, the Duke of Marlborough's gems of the earliest impression, Lord Bute's work on British plants, the original drawings of a great work on the natural history of birds, the genuine edition of Count Caylus and Marriette's ancient paintings from the drawings of Santo Bartoli, Jacquin Plantae Americanae 264 drawings, Catesby's Carolina ..., Sloane's Jamaica ..., Museum Florentinum ..., Antichita di Hercolano ..., &c. &c. : which will be sold by auction by Mr. King ... on Thursday, March 22, 1798, and following day ..
Title
Capital books
Title remainder
a catalogue of a most valuable selection of books : comprising the best and rarest specimens of the presses of Bodini and Didot, all on large paper, and chiefly in morocco and other splendid bindings, the Duke of Marlborough's gems of the earliest impression, Lord Bute's work on British plants, the original drawings of a great work on the natural history of birds, the genuine edition of Count Caylus and Marriette's ancient paintings from the drawings of Santo Bartoli, Jacquin Plantae Americanae 264 drawings, Catesby's Carolina ..., Sloane's Jamaica ..., Museum Florentinum ..., Antichita di Hercolano ..., &c. &c. : which will be sold by auction by Mr. King ... on Thursday, March 22, 1798, and following day ..
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CLU
Date time place
  • Place of sale: London
  • Date of sale: March 22, 1798-March 23, 1798
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
catalogs
Label
Capital books : a catalogue of a most valuable selection of books : comprising the best and rarest specimens of the presses of Bodini and Didot, all on large paper, and chiefly in morocco and other splendid bindings, the Duke of Marlborough's gems of the earliest impression, Lord Bute's work on British plants, the original drawings of a great work on the natural history of birds, the genuine edition of Count Caylus and Marriette's ancient paintings from the drawings of Santo Bartoli, Jacquin Plantae Americanae 264 drawings, Catesby's Carolina ..., Sloane's Jamaica ..., Museum Florentinum ..., Antichita di Hercolano ..., &c. &c. : which will be sold by auction by Mr. King ... on Thursday, March 22, 1798, and following day ..
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Anonymous sale attributed to the collection of Stearne Tighe by the British Museum
  • UCLA Library copy: Each item in this catalog is fully annotated in a ms. hand as to buyer and final selling price; on the t.p., the same hand identifies the unnamed owner of the collection as "belonging to Mr Tighe".
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
16 p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy bound 1st in a vol. with 8 other auction catalogs. From Collection 416.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)250798858
  • ucoclc250798858
Label
Capital books : a catalogue of a most valuable selection of books : comprising the best and rarest specimens of the presses of Bodini and Didot, all on large paper, and chiefly in morocco and other splendid bindings, the Duke of Marlborough's gems of the earliest impression, Lord Bute's work on British plants, the original drawings of a great work on the natural history of birds, the genuine edition of Count Caylus and Marriette's ancient paintings from the drawings of Santo Bartoli, Jacquin Plantae Americanae 264 drawings, Catesby's Carolina ..., Sloane's Jamaica ..., Museum Florentinum ..., Antichita di Hercolano ..., &c. &c. : which will be sold by auction by Mr. King ... on Thursday, March 22, 1798, and following day ..
Publication
Note
  • Anonymous sale attributed to the collection of Stearne Tighe by the British Museum
  • UCLA Library copy: Each item in this catalog is fully annotated in a ms. hand as to buyer and final selling price; on the t.p., the same hand identifies the unnamed owner of the collection as "belonging to Mr Tighe".
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
16 p.
Note
Spec. Coll. copy bound 1st in a vol. with 8 other auction catalogs. From Collection 416.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)250798858
  • ucoclc250798858

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