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A Catalogue of The Valuable and Select Collection of Prints, the property of The Late Eminent Collector, Mr. Robert Grave, Part the First and Part the Second... consisting of British Portraits... Works of Wenceslaus Hollar... A. Van Dycky... the remaining classes of the British Portraits... Works of Rembrandt... Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds... (2 volumes)
London: Sotheby, 1827. Paperback. Good. 2 volumes. Part 1 and 2 of the sale of Robert Grave's prints, by Sotheby's. One of the earliest Sotheby auction catalogs. Originally issued in 3 parts, we only have Part the First (May 19, 1826) and Part the Second (April 26, 1827). Both stringbound. 82 and 94 pp. Originally bound in plain wraps -- only the rear wrap of the second part remains. String binding loosening in the first part. 915 lots in the first part and 1033 in the second. Contents clean and unmarked. Offsetting on the second part shows that it likely included a frontispiece too (not present). Rare. OCLC locates less than 10 copies of either part.
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