11-16-2008 11-16-2008
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2433 Boston
November 16, 2008 11:00AMCalender
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(Portraiture), Birch, Thomas (1705-1766)

$504$425
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

Keywords

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