By Not Stated
London   Bernard Quaritch Limited
10" by 7.5" xiv, 1-554; 555-1067pp.
A very smart two volume handlist of the volumes contained in the library of Britwell Court.
By Not Stated

1933 The Britwell Handlist. Volumes one and two.

London   Bernard Quaritch Limited
10" by 7.5" xiv, 1-554; 555-1067pp.
A very smart two volume handlist of the volumes contained in the library of Britwell Court.
£98.00
: 4kgs / : GEN39-G-23

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Illustrated, Publishers' Original Binding

Containing listings of the the library's contents from the time of the introduction of the printing press by William Caxton up until 1800. These volumes are testament to the enormity of the collection that was held at the Buckinghamshire estate. The house and collection were sold in 1919 and was subsequently split up. Contains an illustrative plate to both volumes of William Henry Miller, the owner of the collection. Featuring prior owner's ink inscription to the front free endpaper.

Condition

In cloth binding with gilt detailing. Externally sound. Minor rubbing to extremities and backstrip. Internally, firmly bound. Pages generally bright and clean with light spotting to first and last few pages.

Very Good Indeed

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