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Catalogue of valuable printed books, illuminated manuscripts, drawings, caricatures & book-plates, autograph letters, literary relics, etc. ... : which will be sold by auction ... on Monday, the 10th of December, 1923, and following day

Author: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge
Publisher: London : Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, [1923]
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Genre/Form: Auction catalogs
Named Person: G J Armytage, Sir; Charles Holme
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge
OCLC Number: 171479106
Notes: 168 lots
Sale code: HADRIAN
Comprising early English plays, poems and prose works, including the Kemble-Devonshire copy of Samuel Sheppard, the Joviall crew, 1651, fifteenth century books from continental presses, illuminated manuscripts in interesting bindings, the property of the late Rev. Canon R.B. Girdlestone; very fine copies of William Blake's Milton and Thel, and a collection of over 1500 drawings by T. Stothard, formerly in the library of the late B.G. Windus, Esq.; rare Hebrew manuscripts, the property of the late John C. Curtiss, Esq.; The snob and the gownsman, the property of the late S. Sandars, Esq., F.R.H.S.; two fine drawings by Aubrey Beardsley, the property of the late Charles Holme, Esq.; a magnificent copy on vellum of the Coronation of George IV, 1821, the property of Lady Hunsdon; a large collection of book-plates, formerly the property of the late Sir G.J. Armytage, Bt., F.S.A.; interesting letters of J.A.M. Whistler, the property of C.J. Hanson, Esq., his private secretary; also fine contemporary portraits of Captain Cook and George Washington; works on bibliography and the fine arts; official documents relating to the colony of Connecticut, 1754-60; remarkable letters from Emma to Sir William Hamilton, March 11, 1805; caricatures and broadsides by George Cruikshank; Lord Tennyson's clay pipes; a manuscript illustrated history of the world, 1602; etc
Event notes: Place of sale: London
Date of sale: Dec. 10, 1923
Description: 66 p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 25 cm
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