A catalogue of the library of George Hibbert, esq., of Portland Place : which will be sold by auction ... March 16, and seventeen following days ... May 4, and eleven following days; and ... May 25, and eleven following days, (Sundays excepted,) by Mr. Evans ...
|Main Author:||Hibbert, George, 1757-1837.|
|Related Names:||Evans, R. H. 1777-1857.|
London : Printed by W. Nicol, 1829.
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"Index to the books printed upon vellum"; "Index to the manuscripts":  p. preceding the catalog.
"The collection ... is rich in early-printed Bibles, in ... natural history, and is, perhaps, unrivalled in the accumulation of early French romances and ... rarest productions of Italian poetry ... Also ... many curious and rare articles of our early English poetry ... [and] books printed upon vellum." The 8,786 lots, comprising about 20,000 volumes, realized £23,000.
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