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Auction: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts
was auctioned on: 13 June 2011
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LAUDERDALE, Richard Maitland, Earl of -- WALFORD, Benjamin (...

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Estimate: £600 - £900
ca. US$972 - US$1,459
Price realised:  £1,500
ca. US$2,432
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LAUDERDALE, Richard Maitland, Earl of -- WALFORD, Benjamin (bookseller). Catalogus librorum instructissimae bibliothecae nobilis cujusdam Scoto-Britanni in quavis lingua & facultate insigninum ... tricessimo die Octobris, 1688 . [London]: distributed by Mr. Nott and Mr. Holford, Mr. Willis, Mr. Gillyflower, Mr. Lownds, Mr. Bernard, Mr. Wilkinson, Mr. Chiswell, Mr. Parker, Mr. Turner, Mr. Benj. Shirly, Mr. Tho. Dawson and Mr. Adiel Mill, [1688]. 4° (224 x 174mm). (Browned.) Original blue paper front wrapper with inscribed title preserved in 19th-century dark blue quarter roan, spine lettered in gilt (small burn-hole to wrapper, boards detached, slightly worn at extremities). Provenance : Bibliotheca Lindesiana (bookplate) -- Lionel and Philip Robinson (label recording gift to:) -- The Grolier Club, New York (deaccession stamp).
LAUDERDALE, Richard Maitland, Earl of -- WALFORD, Benjamin (bookseller). Catalogus librorum instructissimae bibliothecae nobilis cujusdam Scoto-Britanni in quavis lingua & facultate insigninum ... tricessimo die Octobris, 1688 . [London]: distributed by Mr. Nott and Mr. Holford, Mr. Willis, Mr. Gillyflower, Mr. Lownds, Mr. Bernard, Mr. Wilkinson, Mr. Chiswell, Mr. Parker, Mr. Turner, Mr. Benj. Shirly, Mr. Tho. Dawson and Mr. Adiel Mill, [1688]. 4° (224 x 174mm). (Browned.) Original blue paper front wrapper with inscribed title preserved in 19th-century dark blue quarter roan, spine lettered in gilt (small burn-hole to wrapper, boards detached, slightly worn at extremities). Provenance : Bibliotheca Lindesiana (bookplate) -- Lionel and Philip Robinson (label recording gift to:) -- The Grolier Club, New York (deaccession stamp). Having been postponed from October 1688 owing to the 'Glorious Revolution', the sale began on 8 April 1689; discreet sections of the catalogue were sold in early May. An extensive collection of prints and drawings, including an entire collection of Dürer prints, followed the books. Munby & Coral, p. 8; Wing (2nd ed.) L-615.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts
Date of the auction: 13 Jun 2011
Address: Christie's
13 June 2011, London, South Kensington

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