The Resource A catalogue of the Portland Museum, lately the property of the Duchess Dowager of Portland, deceased : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Skinner and Co. on Monday the 24th of April, 1786, and the thirty-seven following days ... at her late dwelling-house, in Privy-garden, Whitehall : by order of the acting executrix

A catalogue of the Portland Museum, lately the property of the Duchess Dowager of Portland, deceased : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Skinner and Co. on Monday the 24th of April, 1786, and the thirty-seven following days ... at her late dwelling-house, in Privy-garden, Whitehall : by order of the acting executrix

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A catalogue of the Portland Museum, lately the property of the Duchess Dowager of Portland, deceased : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Skinner and Co. on Monday the 24th of April, 1786, and the thirty-seven following days ... at her late dwelling-house, in Privy-garden, Whitehall : by order of the acting executrix
Title
A catalogue of the Portland Museum, lately the property of the Duchess Dowager of Portland, deceased
Title remainder
which will be sold by auction by Mr. Skinner and Co. on Monday the 24th of April, 1786, and the thirty-seven following days ... at her late dwelling-house, in Privy-garden, Whitehall : by order of the acting executrix
Creator
Contributor
Auctioneer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CMalG
Citation location within source
  • T28783
  • 4028
Citation source
  • English short title catalogue
  • Lugt, F. RĂ©pertoire des catalogues de ventes publiques
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Date time place
  • Date of auction: April 24, 1786-June 8, 1786
  • Place of auction: London
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • catalogs
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Skinner and Co. (London, England)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1735-1788
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lightfoot, John
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  • Portland, Margaret Cavendish Holles Harley Bentinck
  • Portland, Margaret Cavendish Holles Harley Bentinck
  • Natural history
  • Zoological specimens
  • Mollusks
  • Art objects
Label
A catalogue of the Portland Museum, lately the property of the Duchess Dowager of Portland, deceased : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Skinner and Co. on Monday the 24th of April, 1786, and the thirty-seven following days ... at her late dwelling-house, in Privy-garden, Whitehall : by order of the acting executrix
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Compiled by John Lightfoot (see John Nichols. Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century, 1812; vol. 3, p. 670 notes)
  • Etched frontispiece plate signed: Burney delt.; Grignion sculpt. Executed under the direction of J. Bell, book-seller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, London April 8th 1786
  • At foot of title page: "No."; the copy number of the catalog was inserted in manuscript.; a variant is without "No." at the foot of the title page
  • Signatures: [pi]4 A-2A4
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (viii, [1], 4-194 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Library's copy 1 cut short in binding with result that some page numbers have been cut away; pagination statement from ESTC.
  • Library's copy 1 has bound in after title page: pages i-iii of an unrelated catalog for an 1822 auction of the effects of Fonthill Abbey.
  • Library's copy 1 is numbered no. 1165 on title page; has a few lots marked with check-marks or asterisks in brown ink; annotated with a few later notes in pencil. Signed in ink on recto of front free endpaper: Charles Robert Thatcher, Febr. 4th 1828. 28 North Street, Brighton; followed by addition in later hand, "died at Brighton--bought at the sale on the Kings Road - H.W.D. The sale remarkable for the [3 lines illegible and partly obscured by tape repair of binding] --China re-marked & coloured." Signed in ink on front pastedown: Hugh W. Diamond, Twickenham House, Middlx, Apr 1889; stamped in blue ink: Geo. R. Harding.
  • Library's copy 1, binding: worn red marbled papers over boards, half worn black leather; binder's title: Portland Museum & Fonthill Abbey.
Other physical details
1 illustration)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
A catalogue of the Portland Museum, lately the property of the Duchess Dowager of Portland, deceased : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Skinner and Co. on Monday the 24th of April, 1786, and the thirty-seven following days ... at her late dwelling-house, in Privy-garden, Whitehall : by order of the acting executrix
Link
Publication
Note
  • Compiled by John Lightfoot (see John Nichols. Literary anecdotes of the eighteenth century, 1812; vol. 3, p. 670 notes)
  • Etched frontispiece plate signed: Burney delt.; Grignion sculpt. Executed under the direction of J. Bell, book-seller to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, London April 8th 1786
  • At foot of title page: "No."; the copy number of the catalog was inserted in manuscript.; a variant is without "No." at the foot of the title page
  • Signatures: [pi]4 A-2A4
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1 online resource (viii, [1], 4-194 pages, [1] leaf of plates
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
  • Library's copy 1 cut short in binding with result that some page numbers have been cut away; pagination statement from ESTC.
  • Library's copy 1 has bound in after title page: pages i-iii of an unrelated catalog for an 1822 auction of the effects of Fonthill Abbey.
  • Library's copy 1 is numbered no. 1165 on title page; has a few lots marked with check-marks or asterisks in brown ink; annotated with a few later notes in pencil. Signed in ink on recto of front free endpaper: Charles Robert Thatcher, Febr. 4th 1828. 28 North Street, Brighton; followed by addition in later hand, "died at Brighton--bought at the sale on the Kings Road - H.W.D. The sale remarkable for the [3 lines illegible and partly obscured by tape repair of binding] --China re-marked & coloured." Signed in ink on front pastedown: Hugh W. Diamond, Twickenham House, Middlx, Apr 1889; stamped in blue ink: Geo. R. Harding.
  • Library's copy 1, binding: worn red marbled papers over boards, half worn black leather; binder's title: Portland Museum & Fonthill Abbey.
Other physical details
1 illustration)
Specific material designation
remote

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