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The Library of the Earls of Macclesfield Removed from Shirburn Castle. Parts One to Twelve. [ Sotheby's, 12 volumes of auction catalogues, complete set, sale dates: 16 March, 2004 to 2 October, 2008 ]

Sotheby's

  • Publisher: Sotheby's, London, auction catalogues, for the Macclesfield Library sales held from 16th March, 2004 to 2nd October, 2008
  • Published: 2008
  • Condition: fine
Sotheby's, London, auction catalogues, for the Macclesfield Library sales held from 16th March, 2004 to 2nd October, 2008. 12 volumes, cloth, 4to, mounted cover illustration, 28 cm,. from 146 to 507 pp per volume, plates (many in colour). Lots 1-4832. The catalogues of a superb series of sales from one of the greatest British libraries. The set comprises: Part One : Natural History. (16 March, 2004); Part Two: Science A-C. (10 June 2004); Part Three : Western manuscripts (22 June 2004) ); Part Four: Science D-H. (4 November 2004); Part Five: Science I-O. (14 April, 2005); Part Six : Science P-Z plus addenda . (25 & 26 October, 2005); Part Seven : Bibles 1477-1739 (11 April. 2006); Part Eight : Theology, Philosophy, Law and Economics (25-26 October, 2006); Part Nine : Voyages, travel and Atlases (15 March, 2007); Part Ten: Applied Arts and Sciences, Including Military and Naval Books (30 October, 2007). Part Eleven : English Books and Manuscripts (13 March, 2008); Part Twelve : Continental Books and Manuscripts. (2 October, 2008). Fine set. Print-out of prices realized laid in.

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