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A hand scrivened and illuminated coming of age album

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Estimate: £100 - £150
ca. US$153 - US$230
Price realised:  n. a.
Lot number 3366, Views: 18

A hand scrivened and illuminated coming of age album, presented to 'Edward Owen Vaughan Lloyd of Berth and Rhagatt, Esquire' by the 'Tenants of Berth ... and Rhagatt [or, Rhagad], and other friends...on the attainment of your Majority [and] accession to your family property' on August 20th 1878, 7 illuminated vellum pages mounted in ivory-coloured card and bound in a purple leather and brass bound album, the pages measure 28cm x 25.5cm Edward Owen Vaughan Lloyd of Rhagatt Hall, Corwen, Denbighshire, Wales (1857-1914) eventually proved himself worthy of the tenants and friends' 'esteem' as he went on to become Sheriff of Merionethshire in 1897. Read more

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Bamfords Auctioneers - The Derby Auction House
Title: Gentleman's Library, Grand Tour and Auction of Curiosities September 2015
Date of the auction: 2 Sep 2015
Address: Bamfords Auctioneers - The Derby Auction House
Chequers Road off Pentagon Island
DE21 6EN Derby
United Kingdom
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