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KEMBLE, John Philip (1757-1823) -- A Catalogue of the Valuable and Extensive Miscellaneous Library, Choice Prints, and Theatrical Portraits, of John Philip Kemble, Esq. London: Evans, 26 January, 1821.
8o (208 x 134 mm). Modern wrappers. Provenance: Long Island Historical Society (stamp on final leaf).
Sale catalogue of the general portion of the library of the famous actor, the collection of plays, including the four Shakespeare folios (lots 1657-1660), had been purchased by the Duke of Devonshire for £2,000.
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