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Author: WALPOLE (HORACE) Title: A Catalogue of the Classic Contents of Strawberry Hill Collected by Horace Walpole.
Description: London: George Robins, 1842. 4to (265 x 210 mm), xxiv, 250pp., lithographed frontis., portrait detached, margins browned and chipped, engraved and printed title, orig. printed card covers, worn and chipped at corners, disbound. The sale catalogue for Horace Walpole's remarkable estate at Strawberry Hill. It includes a tour of the house itself in the introduction, followed by each of the days sales, including books, prints, coins and medals, pictures and drawings, enamels and miniatures, furniture, china, porcelain, and even stained glass (the sale went on for a staggering 24 days). Hazen's edition V.
Keywords: BOOK AUCTION CATALOGUES AUCTION CATALOGUES HORACE WALPOLE LIBRARY CATALOGUES BIBLIOGRAPHY
Price: GBP 145.00 = appr. US$ 207.06 Seller: Forest Books
- Book number: 37502