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 | HathiTrust 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 ...

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Main Author: Perkins, Henry, 1778-1855.
Language(s): English
Published: [London, Printed by W. H. and L. Collingridge, 1873]
Subjects: Shakespeare, William, > 1564-1616 > Bibliography.
Books > Prices.
Manuscripts > Catalogs.
Rare books > Bibliography.
Note: 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 [1873] and three following days ...
Physical Description: 99 p. facsims. (1 fold.) 29 cm.
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