Catalogue of the entire and valuable library of Martin Folkes, Esq. President of the Royal Society, and member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris, lately deceased : which will be sold by auction by Samuel Baker, at his house in York-Street, Covent Garden : to begin on Monday, February 2, 1756, and to continue for forty days successively (Sundays excepted).
- [London] : [Samuel Baker], 
- Physical Description:
- 4 unnumbered pages, 156 pages ; 21 cm
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The 5,126 lots were sold for £3,091.
Library rich in works on natural history, coins, medals, inscriptions and the fine arts.
Signatures: [A]1, B-U⁴, X⁴(-X4).
"Price Sixpence." Price below imprint.
English short title catalogue, T657
Place of sale: London.
Date of sale: February 2-March 18, 1756.
MED,HSL 17th cent Mead: Bound with Mead, Richard. Bibliotheca Meadiana. [Londini, 1754]
BAC: British Art Center copy annotated in ink with sale prices for all lots. Bound in contempory calf. Has bound with it: Catalogue of the genuine and elegant library of the late Clement Cottrell Dormer. London : Samuel Baker, 1764.
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- Book auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Booksellers' catalogs -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.Folkes, Martin, 1690-1754 -- Library -- Catalogs.Private libraries -- England -- Catalogs.
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Baker, Samuel, approximately 1711-1778, Catalogue of the entire and valuable library of Martin Folkes, Esq. President of the Royal Society, and member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris, lately deceased , 
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