First Portion. Catalogue of the Valuable Collection of Pictures, Works of Art, and Decorative Objects of Christopher Beckett Denison, Esq., Deceased, late of Upper Grosvenor Street; Which (by Order of the Executors) Will be Sold by Auction, by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, at Their Great Rooms, 8 King Street, St. James's Square, on Saturday, June 6, 1885, and Following Days, at One o' Clock Precisely. [WITH] Second Portion. Saturday, June 20, 1885. [WITH] Third Portion. Catalogue of the Valuable Collection of Works of Art, Sculpture, Decorative Furniture, and Old French Tapestry, Silver and Silver-Gilt Plate, Jewels and Bijouterie. Tuesday, June 30, 1885

Denison, Christopher Beckett]; [Messrs. Christie, Manson, and Woods]

Published by Messrs. Christie, Manson, and Woods, London, 1885
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Title: First Portion. Catalogue of the Valuable ...

Publisher: Messrs. Christie, Manson, and Woods, London

Publication Date: 1885

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+


Half mottled green cloth and printed paper over boards, gilt-stamped lettering on spine; small 4to (162 x 255 mm); pp. [2] (title-p., conditions of sale), 283, plus 33 Woodburytype photographic prints (120 x 192 mm), each numbered in pencil on the mount. Three portions of a massive auction, bound together by R. S. Buffery of Mortimer Street. Boards rubbed and scuffed, mostly along the edges; tidy marginalia, in ink, throughout, usually just recording hammer prices, but also some occasional underlining. Auction catalogue of 3354 lots, detailing the extensive art collection of British colonial administrator and Conservative politician, Christopher Beckett Denison (1824-1884). Bookseller Inventory # D11315

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