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 ...
|Main Author:||Perkins, Henry, 1778-1855.|
[London, Printed by W. H. and L. Collingridge, 1873]
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The collection was bequeathed by Henry Perkins to his relative, Algernon Perkins, and upon the latter's death in 1872 was put up at auction, the 865 lots bringing £25,954, 4s.
Title, cont.: ... 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, numerous valuable county histories, and fine books in all classes of literature; which will be sold by auction by Messrs. Gadsden, Ellis & co. ... June 3rd  and three following days ...
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