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Eldin, John Clerk, Lord, 1757–1832

Catalogue of the extensive, genuine, and highly valuable collection of pictures / late the property of the Hon. John Clerk of Eldin ; ... also the superb and entire collection of engravings, painters' etchings, and original drawings by the greatest masters : and a splendid and rare assemblage of ancient china, bronzes, terra-cottas, casts from the antique, coins, &c. &c. : which will be unreservedly sold by auction by Messrs Thomas Winstanley & Sons (of Liverpool), at No. 16 Picardy Place, Edinburgh, on ... the 14th day of March 1833, and thirteen following days ...

Additional Title(s):

Catalogue of the Eldin collection of pictures, prints, drawings, and articles of 'virtu.'

[Edinburgh] : [printed by J. Hutchinson], [1833]
Physical Description:
[6], 2, 32, [2], 33-103, 11 pages, [6] leaves of plates (1 folded) : 6 illustrations (engravings) ; 21 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 10 no.9 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Date of sale: March 14-27, 1833.
Place of sale: Edinburgh.
Half title: Catalogue of the Eldin collection of pictures, prints, drawings, and articles of 'virtu'.
"List of the numbers and prices of the collection ... ":--11 pages between page 102 and 103.
BEIN 2017 339: Imperfect: Price list (11 pages) wanting. Armorial bookplate of Sir John Stuart Forbes Bart. of Pitsligo & Fettercairn. Binder's ticket of Robert Seton, Edinburgh. No. 1 of 9 titles bound together.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 9 of 20 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf; with the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Prices -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.
Art -- Prices.
Art -- Private collections -- Scotland -- Edinburgh.
Art -- Private collections.
Art auctions -- Scotland -- Edinburgh -- Catalogs.
Art museums.
Decorative arts -- Catalogs.
Drawing, European -- Catalogs.
Eldin, John Clerk, Lord, 1757-1832 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Eldin, John Clerk, Lord, 1757-1832.
Forbes, John Stuart Hepburn, Sir, 1804-1866 -- Bookplate.
Hutchison, J. -- Printer.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Scotland -- Edinburgh.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Binders' tickets (Binding)
Auction catalogs.
Engravings -- 1833.
Seton, Robert, binder.
Thomas Winstanley & Sons, auctioneer.

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