A catalogue of the genuine, entire and curious collection of prints and drawings, (bound and unbound) of the late Doctor Mead : consising of the works of the most eminent masters : and particularly of a matchless collection, containing 95 drawings of exotics, insects, fruit and flowers in water colours, on vellum, by Melian, in 2 vol. by Ehret, all colour'd from nature, and finished to the greatest perfection : which, (by order of the executors) will be sold by auction, by Mr. Langford, at his house in the Great Piazza, Covent-Garden, on Monday the 13th of January 1755, and the thirteen following evenings.
- [London] : [Mr. Langford], 
- Physical Description:
- 30 pages ; 19 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsN8640 .B35 1754Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionView by request in the Study Room [Request]
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- "Six-Pence each"--Price on title page.
Date of sale: January 13-26, 1755.
Place of sale: London.
English short title catalogue, T1341
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A499
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 858
Lewis Walpole Library 125 L2788 755 3/11: Priced extensively in ms. throughout and uniformly ruled in red.
BAC: British Art Center copy annotated in pen and ink with prices for all lots. Armorial bookplate: Bibliotheca Lindesiana. Bound in contemporary smooth calf. Bound with Bibliotheca Meadiana, sive, Catalogus librorum Richardi Mead, M.D. London, 1754.
- Subject Terms:
- Art -- Prices -- Catalogs.Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Bibliotheca LindesianaBrit tracts -- 1755.Drawing, British -- Catalogs.Drawing, European -- Catalogs.Mead, Richard, 1673-1754 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.Prints -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.Private libraries -- England.
- Auction catalogs.
Auction catalogs -- 1755 01 13-01 27.
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
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Langford, Mr. (Abraham), 1711-1774, A catalogue of the genuine, entire and curious collection of prints and drawings, (bound and unbound) of the late Doctor Mead , 
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