The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated. Henry Rumsey Forster.
The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated
The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated
The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated
The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated
The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated

The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated

London: David Bogue, 1848. Catalogue of one of the premier auctions of the 19th century. In 1848 the 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos was forced into auctioning Stowe's contents. The resulting sale lasted for 40 days in August and September and included among other things, the Chandos portrait of Shakespeare. Very Good. Item #8474

Quarto, 10 3/4" tall. xliii, [1], 310, 22 pages, [17] leaves of plates. With list of subscribers. Quarter bound leather over green cloth. Leather scuffed and worn with chipping along spine ends. Corners gently bumped. Armorial bookplate of George Tudor on front pastedown.

Price: $200.00