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Christie, James, 1773–1831
A catalogue of a most valuable collection of Oriental manuscripts : the property of a Gentleman, late in the East India Company's Service, and collected by him at great expence in Bengal : consisting of the most celebrated poetical and some are historical works in the Persian language, richly illuminated and embellished with miniatures : specimens of calligraphy, and books of high-finished miniature paintings, illustrating the mythology, the modes of music, and the costume of India : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room, Pall Mall, on Thursday the 9th March, 1809, at twelve o'clock.
[London] : Mr. Christie, [1809]
London : J. Smeeton, Printer, St. Martin's Lane, Charing-Cross,
Physical Description:
8, [1] pages ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .N6+ v. 5 no.15 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog
Date of sale: March 9th, 1809.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 15 of 42 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf; with the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick; signed in manuscript: William Upcott, London Institution, 1823.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Decorative arts -- Catalogs.
London Institution -- Ownership.
Manuscripts -- Catalogs.
Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.
Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
Auction catalogs.
Smeeton, Joseph, printer.

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