The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated: by STOWE: FORSTER, Henry…

The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated: by STOWE: FORSTER, Henry Rumsey.

The Stowe Catalogue, Priced and Annotated:

London, David Bogue 1848

Frontispiece shows reproduction of Rembrandt painting, with tissue guard, title page, + list of subscribers + xxxiiip introduction, illustrated with steel engravings, 310pp documenting the sale including some illustrations of objects in the sale. Includes historical notes on Stowe with engravings. 22 pages of advertisements at rear including one for 1849 24 day sale of the library at Stowe by Sotheby's 4to. Half calf, green, blind stamped cloth, Rebacked to make a good copy with original spine lettering preserved. Bookplate of J Sulley, Nottingham. [ Possibly Joseph Sulley, Nottingham Jeweller an father of architect Henry Sulley] The bankruptcy of Richard Grenville, 2nd Duke of Buckingham and Chandos led to this famous Stowe sale of paintings, sculpture and other works of art in 1848.

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