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Leigh and Sotheby
A catalogue of a genuine and valuable collection of topographical prints and drawings in England and Wales, the most extensive ever offered to public sale : which will be sold by auction, on Friday, December 11, 1795, and the three following days, (Sunday excepted) by Leigh and Sotheby, booksellers, at their house in York-Street, Covent-Garden, where catalogues may be had.
[London] : [Leigh and Sotheby], [1795]
Physical Description:
[2], 40 pages ; 23 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
N5247 .C66 1795
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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'"This collection was the property of Dr. Coombs a physician who had prepared this catalogue in order to sell it by auction but the whole was purchased by private contract by John Symmons Esqr. at the price of £650."--Getty provenance index.
BEIN X348 S71 1791-99: No. [4] of [7] in v. with binder's title: Sotheby. Auction catalogues 1791-1799.
Signatures: [A]1 B-F⁴.
Lugt, F. Répertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques, 5388
Getty provenance index databases, sale catalog Br-2133
English short title catalogue, T2535
Date of sale: December 11-14, 1795.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. MS inscription on title page: "This was the capital collection of Dr. Combe of Bloomsbury, and after being 3 days on view, was disposed of by private contract the evening before it was announced for public sale."
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.
Catalogs, Booksellers' -- England -- London -- Early works to 1800.
Combs, Charles, 1743-1776 -- Art collections -- Catalogs.
Drawings, English -- Catalogs.
Prints, English -- Catalogs.
Topographical drawing -- Catalogs.
Auction catalogues -- England -- London -- 1795.
Auction catalogs.

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