• The Country House Sale - Newto auction at Christies

    Sale 5984

    The Country House Sale - Newton Hall

    20 January 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 146

    BRAND, John (1744-1806). The History and Antiquities of ... Newcastle upon Tyne. London: B. White and T. and I. Egerton, 1789. 2 vols., 4° (304 x 236mm), engraved frontispieces, titles and 31 plates, including folding plan of Newcastle by R. Beilby and 2 folding panoramas of the city by J. Fittler. (Occasional heavy spotting and some offsetting to text.) Contemporary calf-backed boards (worn, upper cover of vol. I detached, vol. II lacking rear cover). Provenance: Joseph Cook 1789 (inscription on title to vol. I; Newton Hall bookplate). The number of plates varies between copies. This copy has all the plates called for in the "Directions to the Binder", and one additional plate opposite I, p. 382. Upcott 1036-1037.

    Price Realised  

    BRAND, John (1744-1806). The History and Antiquities of ... Newcastle upon Tyne. London: B. White and T. and I. Egerton, 1789. 2 vols., 4° (304 x 236mm), engraved frontispieces, titles and 31 plates, including folding plan of Newcastle by R. Beilby and 2 folding panoramas of the city by J. Fittler. (Occasional heavy spotting and some offsetting to text.) Contemporary calf-backed boards (worn, upper cover of vol. I detached, vol. II lacking rear cover). Provenance: Joseph Cook 1789 (inscription on title to vol. I; Newton Hall bookplate). The number of plates varies between copies. This copy has all the plates called for in the "Directions to the Binder", and one additional plate opposite I, p. 382. Upcott 1036-1037.

    SHAWCROSS, W.H. Shallcross Pedigrees. Hemsworth: C.E. Turner, 1908. 2° (335 x 204mm), plates, original roan-backed cloth (spine torn at head). With 21 other vols. of local interest, including the second edition of E. Mackenzie's View of the County of Northumberland (Newcastle upon Tyne, 1825, 2 vols). (24)


    Contact Client Service
    • info@christies.com

    • New York +1 212 636 2000

    • London +44 (0)20 7839 9060

    • Hong Kong +852 2760 1766

    • Shanghai +86 21 6355 1766

    Contact the department

    Special Notice

    No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.