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The ducal estate of Stowe, near Buckingham : the historical seat of the dukes of Buckingham and Chandos and for some years the residence of the late Comte de Paris : Messrs. Jackson Stops will sell by auction, at Stowe house, on Monday, July 4th, 1921, at 1 o'clock, the free hold of the historic mansion and estate, extending to about 1,400 acres, including the world famous grounds, and temples, surrounding park lands, and the picturesque village of Dadford : the estate will be first offered as a whole, and, and if not then sold, in 67 lots, including 24 first pasture farms and small holdings, chiefly with vacant possession : houses and freehold ground rents, at or near the town of Buckingham : on the eighteen days following (from July 5th to July 28th, excluding Saturdays at 11 o'clock precisely each day) will be sold the contents of the mansion, including the supremely valuable collection of heirloom pictures, tapestries and historic furniture, by the world's greatest masters, superb statuary and metal work, important collection of rare china, porcelain, an immense assortment of other objets d'art, the contents of the magnificent library, fine collection of historic letters and manuscripts, the valuable gold plate, carvings and panellings by Grinling Gibbons : famous classic temples and other buildings and bridges luxuriously built to designs by famous architects.

Published/Created:
Towcester : F.C. Williams, printer, [1921]
Physical Description:
232 pages : illustrations ; 38 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7746.S7 B8+ Copy 1 Oversize
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Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA7746.S7 B8+ Copy 2 Oversize
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NA7746.S7 B8+ Copy 3 Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Paul F. Walter
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At head of title: Nineteen days' sale at Stowe Estate by direction of the Right Hon. The Baroness Kinloss, C.I. The Rev. The Hon. L.C.F.T. Morgan-Grenville, Master of Kinloss, and the trustees of the will of the late Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, G.C.S.I.
Auction catalogue for sale of the freehold of the estate, the mansion and its contents.
"Finely illustrated catalogues, with historical preface, plans and particulars (which with admit three persons to sale) price 25/- may be obtained from Messrs Jackson Stops, F.S.I., F.A.I., Northampton and Towcester. Messrs Small & Barker, Solicitors, Buckingham. Messrs. Withers, Bensons, Currie Williams & Co., Solicitors, Howard House, 4, Arundel Street, Strand, London, W.C. 2. Judge Patterson, City Hall, Philadelphia, U.S.A."
Holmes, M. Country house described, p. 240
BAC : British Art Center copy 1 is no. 1034 and is inscribed Mrs. G. Swain. Bound in publisher's original tan printed paper covered boards. Advertisement for auction tipped in at front. Bookplate: Rupert Gunnis. Lacks detachable admittance tickets.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 is no. 1353. Bound in publisher's original tan printed paper covered boards. The 2 detachable admittance tickets are intact.
BAC: British Art Center copy 3 is catalogue no. 254. Bound in publisher's original tan printed paper covered boards. 2 bookplates: E.Clive Rouse. F.S.A. F.R.G.S. and Rupert Gunnis. Inscription: A.E Holl[unreadable], Esq. Advertisement for auction laid in at front. Lacks detachable admittance tickets.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections.
Art auctions -- England -- Stowe -- Catalogs.
Art objects -- England -- Buckinghamshire -- Catalogs.
Auction catalogs -- England -- Stowe.
Buckingham and Chandos, Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville, Duke of, 1797-1861
Buckingham and Chandos, Richard Plantagenet Temple Nugent Brydges Chandos Grenville, Duke of, 1797-1861 -- Art Collections.
Country homes -- England -- Buckinghamshire -- Catalogs.
Furniture -- England -- Buckinghamshire -- Catalogs.
Gunnis, Rupert -- Bookplate.
Real property -- England -- Stowe -- Catalogs.
Rouse, E. Clive -- Bookplate.
Stowe House (Buckinghamshire, England) -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Stowe House (Buckinghamshire, England) -- Catalogs.
Williams, F. C., -- Printer.
Form/Genre:
Auction catalogues.
Photomechanical prints -- 1921.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Walter, Paul F., donor.
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