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(Portraiture), Birch, Thomas (1705-1766)

Auction:
2433
Lot:
318
Sold for:
$504$425

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2433
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2008 11:00AM

Description:

(Portraiture), Birch, Thomas (1705-1766), The Heads of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain, engraved by Mr. Houbraken, with their Lives and Characters, London: John and Paul Knapton, 1747-1751, two volumes, contemporary calf, with 107 of 108 plates and two inserted plates not part of the original, folio, (covers detached, scattered foxing to some plates and tissue guards).
Estimate $400-600

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Great Britain, Houbraken, John Knapton, Paul Knapton, London, Book collecting

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