The Resource A catalogue of a singularly curious and important collection of Shaksperian, dramatic, & philological literature : including an extraordinary assemblage of early English plays, from the reign of queen Elizabeth to the close of the seventeenth century; a large and valuable collection of Old English poetry and black letter books, many of which are either unique or of the rarest possible occurrence; a most important series of early editions of Shakespeare, of the highest rarity, comprising several first impressions of singular curiosity and value, with an extensive collection of Shaksperiana, unique Shaksperian tracts, and a great varieyt of early critical pieces and alterations, and old works on the stage bearing reference to Shakespeare's plays, together with English and foreign books of emblems, numerous works on British philology, the provincial dialects of England, early dictionaries and glossaries, catalogues of manuscripts, and works on medieval literature, the whole having been collected during the last fifteen years, and used for literary purposes, by a well-known author : which will be sold by auction by Messrs. S. Leigh Sotheby & John Wilkinson ... on Thursday, May 21st, 1857, and two following days ..

A catalogue of a singularly curious and important collection of Shaksperian, dramatic, & philological literature : including an extraordinary assemblage of early English plays, from the reign of queen Elizabeth to the close of the seventeenth century; a large and valuable collection of Old English poetry and black letter books, many of which are either unique or of the rarest possible occurrence; a most important series of early editions of Shakespeare, of the highest rarity, comprising several first impressions of singular curiosity and value, with an extensive collection of Shaksperiana, unique Shaksperian tracts, and a great varieyt of early critical pieces and alterations, and old works on the stage bearing reference to Shakespeare's plays, together with English and foreign books of emblems, numerous works on British philology, the provincial dialects of England, early dictionaries and glossaries, catalogues of manuscripts, and works on medieval literature, the whole having been collected during the last fifteen years, and used for literary purposes, by a well-known author : which will be sold by auction by Messrs. S. Leigh Sotheby & John Wilkinson ... on Thursday, May 21st, 1857, and two following days ..

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A catalogue of a singularly curious and important collection of Shaksperian, dramatic, & philological literature : including an extraordinary assemblage of early English plays, from the reign of queen Elizabeth to the close of the seventeenth century; a large and valuable collection of Old English poetry and black letter books, many of which are either unique or of the rarest possible occurrence; a most important series of early editions of Shakespeare, of the highest rarity, comprising several first impressions of singular curiosity and value, with an extensive collection of Shaksperiana, unique Shaksperian tracts, and a great varieyt of early critical pieces and alterations, and old works on the stage bearing reference to Shakespeare's plays, together with English and foreign books of emblems, numerous works on British philology, the provincial dialects of England, early dictionaries and glossaries, catalogues of manuscripts, and works on medieval literature, the whole having been collected during the last fifteen years, and used for literary purposes, by a well-known author : which will be sold by auction by Messrs. S. Leigh Sotheby & John Wilkinson ... on Thursday, May 21st, 1857, and two following days ..
Title
A catalogue of a singularly curious and important collection of Shaksperian, dramatic, & philological literature
Title remainder
including an extraordinary assemblage of early English plays, from the reign of queen Elizabeth to the close of the seventeenth century; a large and valuable collection of Old English poetry and black letter books, many of which are either unique or of the rarest possible occurrence; a most important series of early editions of Shakespeare, of the highest rarity, comprising several first impressions of singular curiosity and value, with an extensive collection of Shaksperiana, unique Shaksperian tracts, and a great varieyt of early critical pieces and alterations, and old works on the stage bearing reference to Shakespeare's plays, together with English and foreign books of emblems, numerous works on British philology, the provincial dialects of England, early dictionaries and glossaries, catalogues of manuscripts, and works on medieval literature, the whole having been collected during the last fifteen years, and used for literary purposes, by a well-known author : which will be sold by auction by Messrs. S. Leigh Sotheby & John Wilkinson ... on Thursday, May 21st, 1857, and two following days ..
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Language
eng
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Cataloging source
UBY
Citation location within source
p. 278
Citation source
BM English book sales
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Thomas Pennant Barton Collection of Shakespeare and Shakespeariana (Boston Public Library)
Date time place
Place of sale: London
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • catalogs
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S. Leigh Sotheby & John Wilkinson (Firm)
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1803-1869
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Barton, Thomas Pennant
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  • Shakespeare, William
  • Halliwell-Phillipps, J. O.
  • English drama
  • English literature
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A catalogue of a singularly curious and important collection of Shaksperian, dramatic, & philological literature : including an extraordinary assemblage of early English plays, from the reign of queen Elizabeth to the close of the seventeenth century; a large and valuable collection of Old English poetry and black letter books, many of which are either unique or of the rarest possible occurrence; a most important series of early editions of Shakespeare, of the highest rarity, comprising several first impressions of singular curiosity and value, with an extensive collection of Shaksperiana, unique Shaksperian tracts, and a great varieyt of early critical pieces and alterations, and old works on the stage bearing reference to Shakespeare's plays, together with English and foreign books of emblems, numerous works on British philology, the provincial dialects of England, early dictionaries and glossaries, catalogues of manuscripts, and works on medieval literature, the whole having been collected during the last fifteen years, and used for literary purposes, by a well-known author : which will be sold by auction by Messrs. S. Leigh Sotheby & John Wilkinson ... on Thursday, May 21st, 1857, and two following days ..
Link
https://archive.org/details/catalogueofsingu00slei
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Publication
Extent
1 online resource (73 pages)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy is the eighth of thirteen separately numbered book sale catalogs bound together in a volume titled English Shakespearian catalogues vol. 1: 1822-1862. Most of the items in this volume are annotated in Barton's own hand, containing prices paid by him, commentary and correspondence, etc. This volume contains [1]: Catalogue of an extremely curious, highly interesting and valuable library ... [Puttick & Simpson, May 14th, 1866] -- [2]: A catalogue of the miscellaneous library of the late William Kinnard ... which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Sotheby -- [2a]: A catalogue of books in English and foreign literature ... to be sold ... by M. Priestley [1818] -- [3]: Catalogue of the fourth portion of the extensive and valuable library of Thomas Jolley [Sotheby, June 10th, 1844] -- [4]: Catalogue of a collection of valuable books ... selected from the fine library of the late Jeremiah Harman ... by Joseph Lilly -- [5]: Lilly's select catalogue of rare, curious, & valuable books -- [6]: A catalogue of a very valuable and important collection of Shaksperian & dramatic literature [Sotheby & Wilkinson, May 23, 1856] -- [7]: Catalogue of the first portion of the private library of the well-known philobiblist M. Gancia, of Brighton ... -- [8]: A catalogue of a singularly curious and important collection of Shaksperian, dramatic, & philological literature [Sotheby for Halliwell, May 21-23, 1857] -- [9]: Catalogue of rare & curious books, illustrative of the English drama and early English literature [Sotheby & Wilkinson, June 14th, 1858] -- [10]: Smith's old book circular, April 11th, 1859 -- [11]: A catalogue of rare and curious books illustrative of the English drama ... [Sotheby & Wilkinson, June 13th, 1859] -- [12]: Catalogue of reprints and facsimiles illustrative of early English and Shaksperian literature [Sotheby & Wilkinson, February 2nd, 1861] -- [13]: Notice de la belle collection Shakespearienne, formee par M.J. Moulin ... 27 Fevrier 1862.
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A catalogue of a singularly curious and important collection of Shaksperian, dramatic, & philological literature : including an extraordinary assemblage of early English plays, from the reign of queen Elizabeth to the close of the seventeenth century; a large and valuable collection of Old English poetry and black letter books, many of which are either unique or of the rarest possible occurrence; a most important series of early editions of Shakespeare, of the highest rarity, comprising several first impressions of singular curiosity and value, with an extensive collection of Shaksperiana, unique Shaksperian tracts, and a great varieyt of early critical pieces and alterations, and old works on the stage bearing reference to Shakespeare's plays, together with English and foreign books of emblems, numerous works on British philology, the provincial dialects of England, early dictionaries and glossaries, catalogues of manuscripts, and works on medieval literature, the whole having been collected during the last fifteen years, and used for literary purposes, by a well-known author : which will be sold by auction by Messrs. S. Leigh Sotheby & John Wilkinson ... on Thursday, May 21st, 1857, and two following days ..
Link
https://archive.org/details/catalogueofsingu00slei
Publication
Extent
1 online resource (73 pages)
Form of item
online
Note
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy is the eighth of thirteen separately numbered book sale catalogs bound together in a volume titled English Shakespearian catalogues vol. 1: 1822-1862. Most of the items in this volume are annotated in Barton's own hand, containing prices paid by him, commentary and correspondence, etc. This volume contains [1]: Catalogue of an extremely curious, highly interesting and valuable library ... [Puttick & Simpson, May 14th, 1866] -- [2]: A catalogue of the miscellaneous library of the late William Kinnard ... which will be sold by auction, by Mr. Sotheby -- [2a]: A catalogue of books in English and foreign literature ... to be sold ... by M. Priestley [1818] -- [3]: Catalogue of the fourth portion of the extensive and valuable library of Thomas Jolley [Sotheby, June 10th, 1844] -- [4]: Catalogue of a collection of valuable books ... selected from the fine library of the late Jeremiah Harman ... by Joseph Lilly -- [5]: Lilly's select catalogue of rare, curious, & valuable books -- [6]: A catalogue of a very valuable and important collection of Shaksperian & dramatic literature [Sotheby & Wilkinson, May 23, 1856] -- [7]: Catalogue of the first portion of the private library of the well-known philobiblist M. Gancia, of Brighton ... -- [8]: A catalogue of a singularly curious and important collection of Shaksperian, dramatic, & philological literature [Sotheby for Halliwell, May 21-23, 1857] -- [9]: Catalogue of rare & curious books, illustrative of the English drama and early English literature [Sotheby & Wilkinson, June 14th, 1858] -- [10]: Smith's old book circular, April 11th, 1859 -- [11]: A catalogue of rare and curious books illustrative of the English drama ... [Sotheby & Wilkinson, June 13th, 1859] -- [12]: Catalogue of reprints and facsimiles illustrative of early English and Shaksperian literature [Sotheby & Wilkinson, February 2nd, 1861] -- [13]: Notice de la belle collection Shakespearienne, formee par M.J. Moulin ... 27 Fevrier 1862.
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