Catalog Record: The Perkins library. A catalogue of the very valuable and important library formed by the late Henry Perkins, esq., at the beginning of the present century, and comprising many splendid illuminated manuscripts of the highest class, a remarkable collection of ancient Bibles, examples of printing on vellum, the four folio editions of Shakespeare, humerous valuable county histories, and fine books in all classes of literature, which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Gadsden, Ellis & co., June 3rd [1873] and three following days | Hathi Trust Digital Library

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The Perkins library. A catalogue of the very valuable and important library formed by the late Henry Perkins, esq., at the beginning of the present century, and comprising many splendid illuminated manuscripts of the highest class, a remarkable collection of ancient Bibles, examples of printing on vellum, the four folio editions of Shakespeare, humerous valuable county histories, and fine books in all classes of literature, which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Gadsden, Ellis & co., June 3rd [1873] and three following days.

Main Author: Perkins, Henry, 1778-1855.
Language(s): English
Published: [London, Printed by W. H. and L. Collingridge, 1873]
Subjects: Manuscripts > Catalogs.
Books > Prices.
Rare books.
Note: Appended: Perkins library.
The collection was bequeathed by Henry Perkins to his relatives, Algernon Perkins, and upon the latter's death in 1872 was put up at auction, the 865 lots bringing £25,954, 4s.
Physical Description: 99 p. facsim. 29 cm.
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