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Creator:
Baker, Samuel, approximately 1711-1778, auctioneer
Title:
Bibliotheca Meadiana, sive, Catalogus librorum Richardi Mead, M.D. : qui prostabunt venales sub hasta apud Samuelem Baker, in vico dicto York Street, Covent Garden, Londini, die Lunae 18vo. Novembris, M. DCC. LIV. iterumque die lunae, 7mo. Aprilis, M. DCC. LV.
Alternate Title(s):
Bibliotheca Meadiana
Catalogus librorum Richardi Mead, M.D.
Published/Created:
[London] : Catalogi venundatur apud plurimos Londini bibliopoles et in omnibus urbibus Europae celebrioribus, [1754]
Physical Description:
[4], 116, [2], 117-242 pages ; 21 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .B35 1754
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Sales conditions signed: Samuel Baker.
Date of publication inferred from start date of sale.
Signatures: [A]² B-P⁴ Q² chi1 R-2I⁴( -2I4).
Title page vignette; head- and tailpieces.
Dates of sale: Nov. 18-Dec. 19, 1754, and Apr. 7-May 9, 1755.
Place of sale: London.
ESTC T1340
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A484
SML,Y X348 S71 1754/11/18: Priced in ms., with sums of sales at end. Boards detached. Lacks 29th night of second sale (May 9, 1755), called for by ESTC T001340. Stamp of R. Simpson, bookseller (London). Autograph of Fanny Mead Briggs. Bookplate of Henry Thomas Buckle, with no. in top left corner: No. 4428.
BAC: British Art Center copy annotated in pen and ink with prices for all lots and sums of sales at end. Lacks 29th night of second sale (May 9, 1755), called for by ESTC T1340. Armorial bookplate: Bibliotheca Lindesiana. Bound in contemporary smooth calf. Has bound with it: Langford, Mr. Catalogue of the genuine collection of valuable gems, bronzes, marble and other busts and antiquities of the late Doctor Mead / Mr. Langford. London : Mr. Langford, 1755 -- Catalogue of the genuine entire and curious collection of prints and drawings of the late Doctor Mead ... / Mr. Langford. London : Mr. Langford, 1755 -- Catalogue of pictures, consisting of portraits, landscapes, sea-pieces, architecture, flowers, fruits, animals, histories of the late Richard Mead. London, M.DCC.LIV [1754]
Subject Terms:
Bibliotheca Lindesiana -- Bookplate.
Briggs, Fanny Mead -- Autograph.
Buckle, Henry Thomas, 1821-1862 -- Bookplate.
Early printed books -- England -- Bibliography -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
Mead, Richard, 1673-1754 -- Library -- Catalogs.
Medicine -- Bibliography -- Early -- Catalogs.
Private libraries -- England -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
R. Simpson, bookseller -- Stamp.
Rare books -- England -- Bibliography -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Auction catalogs -- 1754 11 18-12 19.
Auction catalogs -- 1755 11 18-12 19.
Auction catalogues -- 1755 04 07-05 08.
Auction catalogs.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Mead, Richard, 1673-1754.
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