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Huth, Henry, 1815–1878
Catalogue of the famous library of printed books, illuminated manuscripts, autograph letters and engravings / collected by Henry Huth, and since maintained and augmented by his son, Alfred H. Huth. The printed books and illuminated manuscripts ... sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, auctioneers ...
[London] : Dryden press, J. Davy and sons, [1911-20]
Physical Description:
9 v. plates (part col., part fold.) facsims. (part fold.) 26 cm.
Reference Library
Z997 H97 1911 (LC)
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Z997 .H97 1911
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Paged continuously. Included in the pagination is "List of prices and buyers' names" issued for each portion separately, and paged continuously with the portion to which it belongs, except that for pt. 1 (12 p.)
The price lists have cover-title only: The Huth library. Sale of the collection ... List of prices and buyers' names.
8,357 lots in one alphabet. First portion sold November 15-17, 20-24, 1911; 2d, June 5-7, 10-14, 1912; 3d, June 2-6, 9-12, 1913; 4th, July 7-10, 1914; 5th, July 4-7, 1916; 6th, July 11-13, 16-18, 1917; 7th, July 1-5, 8-9, 1918; 8th, July 8-11, 1919; 9th, June 22-25, 1920.-Total realized from the sale, £250,566.9.
Based on the catalogue published in 5 vols., 1880. Issued also without illustrations.
BAC: British Art Center (RB&M) copy v. 1-4 annotated with sale prices and names of buyers.
Subject Terms:
Bible -- Bibliography.
Bookbinding -- Facsimiles.
Illumination of books and manuscripts -- Catalogs.
Incunabula -- Bibliography -- Catalogs.
Manuscripts -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.
Rare books.
Huth, Alfred Henry, 1850-1910.

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