22 - 23 March 2005
SUSSEX, Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of (1773-1843) -- Thomas Joseph PETTIGREW (1791-1865). Bibliotheca Sussexiana. A Descriptive Catalogue, accompanied by Historical and Bibliographical Notices, of Manuscripts and printed Books, contained in the Library of His Royal Highness the Duke of Sussex, K.G.... in Kensington Palace. London: Printed for Longman & Co., et al, 1827-1839.
Three volumes, 4o (273 x 180 mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait of the Duke by W. Skelton after J.L. Lonsdale, 19 engraved facsimile plates, 4 in sanguine. Contemporary brown half morocco, marbled boards, spines gilt, t.e.g. (a bit rubbed). Provenance: gilt arms at head of spine; note on flyleaf: "Monogramme E.A. 'Eugene de Beauharnais' et son épouse Auguste Amelie..."; "B" (19th century bookplate); Jean-Marie Darnis (booklabel).
See previous lot for another copy. (2)
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