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TAYLOR, George Watson (1771-1841) -- Catalogue of the Choice, Curious and Splendid London Library of George Watson Taylor, Esq. M.P. removed from his Mansion in Cavendish Square. London: Evans, 20 March and 14 April 1823.
2 parts in one volume, 8o (215 x 135 mm). Contemporary dark-blue straight-grained morocco, richly gilt and decorated in blind, gilt edges (a little rubbed at corners and joints). Provenance: J.R. Abbey (bookplate); E.P. Goldschmidt (label inside rear cover).
PRICED in a contemporary hand on interleaved sheets. Sale catalogue of the library of George Watson Taylor, M.P, containing incunabula on vellum, Caxtons, and large-paper English works, among others. De Ricci, p. 95.
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