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Langford, Mr. (Abraham), 1711–1774

A catalogue of pictures, consisting of portraits, landscapes, sea-pieces, architecture, flowers, fruits, animals, Histories, of the late Richard Mead, M. D. : sold by Auction on March 20, 21, and 22, M.DCC.LIV.

London : [Abraham Langford], Printed in the year M.DCC.LV. [1755]
Physical Description:
xv, [1] pages ; 22 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .B35 1754
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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The sale was conducted by the auctioneer, Abraham Langford.--English short title catalogue.
There are two version of this catalog, the original of 1754, and one published the following year, in 1755.--Getty provenance index.
English short title catalogue, T1342
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A479
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 830
Date of sale: March 20-22, 1754.
Place of sale: London.
MED,HSL 17th cent: Bound with the author's: A catalogue ... of prints and drawings. [London, 1755] A catalogue ... of valuable gems. [London, 1755] Bibliotheca Meadiana. [Londini, 1754] Museum Meadianum. Londini [1755]
Lewis Walpole Library 125 W576 749: Ms. notes in margins partially lost.
BAC: British Art Center copy annotated in pen and ink with prices for all lots. Armorial bookplate: Bibliotheca Lindesiana. Bound in contemporary smooth calf. British Art Center copy published in 1755. Bound with Bibliotheca Meadiana, sive, Catalogus librorum Richardi Mead, M.D. London, 1754.
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques,
Subject Terms:
Art -- Prices -- Catalogs.
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Bibliotheca Lindesiana -- Bookplate.
Brit tracts -- 1755.
Drawing, British -- Catalogs.
Drawing, European -- Catalogs.
Mead, Richard, 1673-1754 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Mead, Richard, 1673-1754 -- Library.
Painting, British -- Catalogs.
Painting, European -- Catalogs.
Prints -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
Prints, British -- Catalogs.
Prints, European -- Catalogs.
Private libraries -- England.
Auction catalogs.
Auction catalogs -- 1755 03 20-03 22
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century.
Prices (Provenance)

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