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Auction: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photography
was auctioned on: 31 January 2019
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Estimate: n. a.
Price realised:  £2,125
ca. US$2,790
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(Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photography, 31st January 2019) COUNTRY HOUSE GUIDES RODENHURST, T. A description of Hawkstone, the seat of Sir Richard Hill Bart. Shrewsbury: T. Wood, 1784. 2nd edition, 12mo., modern half calf, marbled boards, book plate of John Bury, ESTC T88047 listing only the British Library and Bodleian copies; Mavor, William Fordyce New description of Blenheim the seat of His Grace the Duke of Marlborough: containing a full account of the paintings, tapestry, and furniture. New and improved edition. London: T. Cadell, 1793. 8vo., engraved frontispiece, folding map of the gardens, park and plantations, original paper wrappers, printed paper label on the upper cover, lacking paper spine, with the library stamp of the Duke of Palmela on the title page, ESTC T80848 listing only four copies in the UK and one in the USA; Oxford A new pocket companion for Oxford: or, the guide through the University … to which are added descriptions of the buildings, tapestry, paintings, sculptures, temples, gardens, &c. at Blenheim, Ditchley, Heythrop, Nuneham and Stow. New edition. Oxford: for J. Cooke, 1793. 12mo., folding engraved map, 6 engraved plates, 19th century quarter calf, paper boards, by Bretherton 1850, book plate of John Bury, ESTC N41589 listing copies only at the British Library and the Bodleian, with 3 in the USA; Ibbotson, Henry The visitor's guide to Castle-Howard, the seat of the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Carlisle, containing a full and accurate account of the paintings, statues, busts, monuments and other objects of interest … the York and Scarboro' Railway; and visit of Her Majesty to Castle-Howard, August 1850. Part 1 [all published]. Ganthorpe: by the author, 1851. 8vo., modern paper boards, with original printed spine label remounted, book plate of John Bury, General Information at the front of the work informs the reader that "The mansion of Castle-Howards may be seen daily on application to Mrs. Parker, the housekeeper: and the Gardens, Pleasure Grounds &c., on application to Mr. Law, the highly respected and talented gardener." (4)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Lyon & Turnbull
Title: Rare Books, Manuscripts, Maps & Photography
Date of the auction: 31 Jan 2019
Address: Lyon & Turnbull
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