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FINE ART & ANTIQUES

Aldridges of Bath Ltd. Including an autographed letter from William Beckford & related items; Silver, Ceramics & Glass, Paintings & Prints, Works-of-Art, Furniture, etc. Live Webcast Auction 29 Jan 2019 10:00 GMT

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  • 09:00 GMT - 18:00 GMT

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  • Phoenix House
  • Lower Bristol Road
  • Bath
  • Somerset
  • BA2 9ES
  • United Kingdom

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A sixteenth century manuscript letter from the Lord Chamberlain George Carey, 2nd. Lord Hunsdon (

Lot 169

A sixteenth century manuscript letter from the Lord Chamberlain George Carey, 2nd. Lord Hunsdon (1547-1603), to Sir John Fortescue, Knight, concer...

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PARSONS, Colonel. “Chronological Tables of Europe From the Nativity of Our Saviour To The Year

Lot 170

PARSONS, Colonel. “Chronological Tables of Europe From the Nativity of Our Saviour To The Year 1726…”, with alphabet & Almanac, tenth impression, ...

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VANDER BURCH, Lamberto. “Sabaudorum Ducum Principumo Historiae Gentilitae…”, published 1598 by

Lot 171

VANDER BURCH, Lamberto. “Sabaudorum Ducum Principumo Historiae Gentilitae…”, published 1598 by Christopher Raphelengium, in gilt tooled vellum wit...

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FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM BECKFORD - THEODORITE, Evesque de Cyropolis. “Histoire des Choses

Lot 228

FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM BECKFORD - THEODORITE, Evesque de Cyropolis. “Histoire des Choses Memorables Advenues en la Primitive Eglise…”; publ. ...

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FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM BECKFORD - THICKNESSE, Philip. “A Year’s Journey Through The Pais Bas,

Lot 229

FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM BECKFORD - THICKNESSE, Philip. “A Year’s Journey Through The Pais Bas, or Austrian Netherlands”; second edn., publ. 17...

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FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM BECKFORD - RODRIGUEZ, Julien-Antoine. “Relation Historique de ce Qui

Lot 230

FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM BECKFORD - RODRIGUEZ, Julien-Antoine. “Relation Historique de ce Qui S’este Passé a Paris, a la Mémorable Époque de la...

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FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM BECKFORD - CRUIKSHANK, George (Illustrator). “Points of Humour, Illustr

Lot 231

FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM BECKFORD - CRUIKSHANK, George (Illustrator). “Points of Humour, Illustrated by the Designs of George Cruikshank”, two ...

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BECKFORD, William. “Vathek – Translated From The Original French”; 3rd. edn. publ. 1816, gilt-tooled

Lot 232

BECKFORD, William. “Vathek – Translated From The Original French”; 3rd. edn. publ. 1816, gilt-tooled calf spine with marbled boards (front board d...

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BECKFORD, William. “Biographical Memoirs of Extraordinary Painters”, New Edition, publ. 1824 by

Lot 233

BECKFORD, William. “Biographical Memoirs of Extraordinary Painters”, New Edition, publ. 1824 by Wm. Clarke, tooled calf spine with plain boards. ...

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BECKFORD, William. “Recollections of an Excursion to the Monastries of Alcobaca & Batalha”; publ.

Lot 234

BECKFORD, William. “Recollections of an Excursion to the Monastries of Alcobaca & Batalha”; publ. 1835 by Richard Bentley, gilt-tooled calf (front...

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VIATOR (attributed to William Beckford). “A Visit to the Ancient Manor-House of Great Chalfield,

Lot 235

VIATOR (attributed to William Beckford). “A Visit to the Ancient Manor-House of Great Chalfield, Wiltshire”, extracted from the Gentleman’s Magazi...

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BECKFORD, William. “Biographical memoirs of Extraordinary Painters”; New Edition, publ. 1834 by

Lot 236

BECKFORD, William. “Biographical memoirs of Extraordinary Painters”; New Edition, publ. 1834 by Richard Bentley, gilt-tooled green half-calf with ...

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BECKFORD, William. “Vathek – An Arabian Tale From an Unpublished Manuscript With Notes Critical

Lot 237

BECKFORD, William. “Vathek – An Arabian Tale From an Unpublished Manuscript With Notes Critical and Explanatory”, first English edition, publ. 178...

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BECKFORD, William (Guy Chapman editor). “The Travel Diaries of William Beckford of Fonthill”, edited

Lot 238

BECKFORD, William (Guy Chapman editor). “The Travel Diaries of William Beckford of Fonthill”, edited with a memoir & notes by Guy Chapman, two vol...

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BECKFORD, William. “The Vision, & Liber Veritatis”, edited by Guy Chapman, publ. 1930, limited to

Lot 239

BECKFORD, William. “The Vision, & Liber Veritatis”, edited by Guy Chapman, publ. 1930, limited to 750 copies; “The Journal of William Beckford in ...

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FONTHILL ABBEY - RUTTER, John. “A Description of Fonthill Abbey and Demesne, in the County of Wilts

Lot 240

FONTHILL ABBEY -  RUTTER, John. “A Description of Fonthill Abbey and Demesne, in the County of Wiltshire”, including a list of its Paintings, Cabi...

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FONTHILL ABBEY - STORER, James. “A Description of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire, Illustrated by Views Dr

Lot 241

FONTHILL ABBEY - STORER, James. “A Description of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire, Illustrated by Views Drawn & Engraved by James Storer”; publ. 1812 (r...

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FONTHILL ABBEY - RUTTER, John. “Deliniations of Fonthill & Its Abbey”, fine quality re-print of the

Lot 242

FONTHILL ABBEY - RUTTER, John. “Deliniations of Fonthill & Its Abbey”, fine quality re-print of the 1823 edition, publ. 2000 by Richard Sidwell; &...

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FONTHILL ABBEY - BRITTON, John. FSA. “Illustrations, Graphic & Literary, of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshi

Lot 243

FONTHILL ABBEY - BRITTON, John. FSA. “Illustrations, Graphic & Literary, of Fonthill Abbey, Wiltshire”; engraved title page, eight black & white &...

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*PLEASE NOTE AMENDED DESCRIPTION* MEMOIRS; two volumes, publ. 1859 by C. J. Skeet, gilt-tooled spin

Lot 244

*PLEASE NOTE AMENDED DESCRIPTION* MEMOIRS; two volumes, publ. 1859 by C. J. Skeet, gilt-tooled spines by Cyrus Redding.  ...[more]

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LANSDOWN, William; “Recollections of the Late William Beckford of Fonthill, Wilts., & Lansdown, Bath

Lot 244A

LANSDOWN, William; “Recollections of the Late William Beckford of Fonthill, Wilts., & Lansdown, Bath”; publ. 1893, for private circulation, 100 co...

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A collection of eighteen various twentieth century volumes on Beckford, including “William Beckford,

Lot 245

A collection of eighteen various twentieth century volumes on Beckford, including “William Beckford, 1760-1844, An Eye For The Magnificent” edited...

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Eighteen soft-bound volumes of “The Beckford Journal” 2002-2012; Beckford Society Annual Lectures

Lot 247

Eighteen soft-bound volumes of “The Beckford Journal” 2002-2012; Beckford Society Annual Lectures 1996-2006 in three vols.; various editions of th...

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THE HAMILTON PALACE LIBRARIES, the auction catalogues of THE BECKFORD LIBRARY removed from

Lot 248

THE HAMILTON PALACE LIBRARIES, the auction catalogues of THE BECKFORD LIBRARY removed from Hamilton Palace, in four bound volumes, sale conducted ...

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THE HAMILTONN LIBRARY auction catalogue, one volume, conducted by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1st to

Lot 249

THE HAMILTONN LIBRARY auction catalogue, one volume, conducted by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge, 1st to 9th May 1884, including printed list of price...

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Sotheby’s Auction Catalogue: “Valuable Printed Books – Formerly in the Library of William

Lot 250

Sotheby’s Auction Catalogue: “Valuable Printed Books – Formerly in the Library of William Beckford, the Property of the Earl of Rosebery; two vols...

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“A CATALOGUE OF THE COSTLY AND INTERESTING EFFECTS OF FONTHILL ABBEY, 1823”; the complete

Lot 251

“A CATALOGUE OF THE COSTLY AND INTERESTING EFFECTS OF FONTHILL ABBEY, 1823”; the complete catalogue of the thirty-seven day auction commencing 9th...

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CASE HEARD IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS – THE RESPONDENT’S CASE; between Richard Beckford, Appellant, &

Lot 252

CASE HEARD IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS – THE RESPONDENT’S CASE; between Richard Beckford, Appellant, & William Beckford, Respondent, concerning sugar pl...

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WILLIAM BECKFORD: Autograph letter on three sides from Beckford to John Britton, creator of “

Lot 255

WILLIAM BECKFORD: Autograph letter on three sides from Beckford to John Britton, creator of “Illustrations Graphic & Literary of Fonthill Abbey…”,...

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