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Langford, Mr. (Abraham), 1711–1774, publisher

A catalogue of the genuine and entire collection of valuable gems, bronzes, marble and other busts and antiquities, of the late Doctor Mead : which (by order of the executors) will be sold by auction, by Mr. Langford, at his house in the Great Piazza, Covent Garden, on Tuesday the 11th of this instant March 1755, and the four following days : the said collection will be exhibited to public view on Friday, Saturday and Monday, the 7th, 8th and 10th instant, from ten in the morning till four, and the sale will begin each day punctually at twelve o'clock : catalogues of which may be had on Thursday the 6th, at Mr. Langford's aforesaid.

[London] : [Abraham Langford], [1755]
Physical Description:
15 pages, [1] pages ; 22 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N8640 .B35 1754
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Signatures: A-B⁴.
The seller was the physician and antiquarian Dr. Richard Mead, 1673-1754. This sale appears to be the English version of the second part of an earlier sale of the Museum Meadianum, which was printed in Latin.--Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques.
Date of sale: March 11-15, 1755.
Place of sale: London.
English short title catalogue, T1337
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-A499
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 859
MED,HSL 17th cent: Bound with the author's A catalogue of pictures, London, 1755.
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 Lindesiana -- Bookplate.
Brit tracts -- 1755.
Decorative arts -- Catalogs.
House furnishings -- England -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
Mead, Richard, 1673-1754 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Private libraries -- England.
Auction catalogs.
Auction catalogs -- 1755 03 11-03 15.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Annotations (Provenance) -- 18th century.
Prices (Provenance)

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