A catalogue of a very interesting and valuable collection of water-colour drawings, by Nash, Shepherd, Whichelo, &c. : illustrative of Pennant's History of London, among which are many views of building no longer extant : likewise portraits in Indian ink of some of the principal characters mentioned in that popular work : to which are added, a small collection of loose engravings, by the best Masters : viz. Audran, Roullet, Bervic, Wille, Strange and Woollett : etchings by Du Jardin and Waterloo : a few books of prints : a set of Boydell's Shakspeare : pictures, books, coins, & astronomical instruments : the contents of an observatory, of a man of science : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at his Great Room in Pall Mall, on Tuesday, May 2, 1815 and following day, precisely at one o'clock : may be viewed two days preceding and catalogues had in Pall Mall.
- [London] : [Mr. Christie], 
[London] : Smeeton, Printer,
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- 22 pages ; 27 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN8640 .N6+ v. 6 no. 36 OversizeYale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- "Most of the paintings belonged to a certain Richard Leigh Spencer, an attorney in Lamb's Conduit St."--Getty provenance index databases.
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-1281
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 8695
Date of sale: May 2-3, 1815.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 36 of 53 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, 1819.
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- Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Coins -- Catalogs.Engraving -- Catalogs.London Institution -- Ownership.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Prints, British -- Catalogs.Prints, European -- Catalogs.Private libraries -- Catalogs.Scientific instruments -- Catalogs.Spencer, Richard Leigh -- Art collections -- Catalogs.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.Watercolor painting, British -- Catalogs.
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Christie, James, 1773-1831, A catalogue of a very interesting and valuable collection of water-colour drawings, by Nash, Shepherd, Whichelo, &c. , 
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