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TOWNELEY, John (1731-1813) -- A Catalogue of Towneley Library, being removed from Towneley Hall, Lancashire. London: Sotheby's, 18 June 1883. Some prices in a contemporary hand -- Catalogue of the Towneley Manuscripts, removed from Towneley Hall, Lancashire. London: Sotheby's, 27 June 1883. A few prices in contemporary hand -- HOARE, Sir Richard Colt, Bart (1758-1838). The Stourhead Heirlooms. London: Sotheby's, 1883-1887. 2 volumes.
Together 4 volumes in one, 8o (240 x 151 mm). Contemporary brown half morocco gilt, edges gilt. Provenance: Edward Joseph Dent (armorial bookplate); Alan G. Thomas (booklabel).
The final sales of books and manuscripts from the Towneley Library, following those of 1814, 1815, and 1817. De Ricci, pp. 88-89; not in Blogie.
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