22 - 23 March 2005
INGLIS, John Bellingham (1780-1870) -- Catalogue of the Valuable Library of Early Printed and Rare Books (English and Foreign), and Illuminated & Other Ancient Manuscripts, formed by the late J.B. Inglis, Esq. (the Property of Dr. C. Inglis). London: Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 11 June 1900.
8o (228 x 144 mm). Later red half levant morocco, sides cloth (rubbing to joints and edges).
"After Inglis's death, his son, Dr. C. Inglis, sold such books as he could not find room for... [in] 1871... Among the...lots...were a few rare books and some fine papyri. A third sale of the books in this splendid library...took place on June 11th, 1900... there were many rare and interesting examples from the presses of Machlinia... and other early English printers. The foreign printers were also well represented..." (Fletcher).
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