London, South Kensington
14 July 1995
[ABBEY, John Roland and Son.] Catalogue for Princess Marie Louise's Copy of Ackermann's Repository of Arts, 40 vols. 1809-28. Finest Known Copy, manuscript in ink on paper titled as above on front free endpaper, signed at end "J. R. & Son, March 1936" & J. A. 1191, 22:1:1936" in ink on end pastedown, 4°, 82ff, contemporary half straight-grained morocco gilt, t.e.g.
John Roland Abbey (bookplate).
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A neat listing which largely corresponds with the highly detailed entry No. 212 in Abbey Life in England (1953), but also includes a summary of plates and other inserts.
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