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Beckford, William, 1760-1844.
Catalogue of the costly and interesting effects of Fonthill Abbey.
|Named Person:||William Beckford; William Beckford; William Beckford|
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Cataloged from added t.p., engr., of pt. I. Pt. I-[II], [IV] have each special t.p.; pt. [III], [V]-[VI], half-titles only.
Advertised for sale by Phillips by auction, but sold privately with the exception of the library (pt. I, [V]-[VI]) to Mr. John Farquhar.
Pt. I, [V]-[VI] (Books and books of prints) have prices and pruchasers noted in ms. Clippings mounted on fly-leaves relate to the purchase of Fonthill and the greater part of its contents by Mr. John Farquhar.
|Description:||6 pt. in 1 v. 24 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. I. The valuable library of books ... A catalogue of the ... library, (of 20,000 volumes) ... the books of prints, galleries of art ... missals and manuscripts.--[pt. II] The unique and splendid effects ... Catalogue of the ... property ... embracing part of the furniture ... bronzes and marbles [etc.]--[pt. III] The second part of unique and splendid effects.--[pt. IV] The pictures and miniatures.--[pt. V] The second part of books and books of prints.--[pt. VI] The third part of books and books of prints.|
|Other Titles:||Fonthill Abbey, Catalogue of the costly and interesting effects of.|
- Beckford, William, -- 1760-1844 -- Library -- Catalogs.
- Beckford, William, -- 1760-1844 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Wiltshire.
- Beckford, William, -- 1760-1844 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
- Authors, English -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Wiltshire.
- Rare books -- England -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
- Private libraries -- England -- Catalogs.
- Engraving -- Private collections.
- Art objects -- Private collections.
- Painting -- Private collections.
- Fonthill Abbey.