A Catalogue of the Highly Valuable Collection of Prints, the Property of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart....Part the third [and fourth]...which by order of the executors will be sold by auction, by Mr. Sotheby...
A Catalogue of the Highly Valuable Collection of Prints, the Property of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart....Part the third [and fourth]...which by order of the executors will be sold by auction, by Mr. Sotheby...
A Catalogue of the Highly Valuable Collection of Prints, the Property of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart....Part the third [and fourth]...which by order of the executors will be sold by auction, by Mr. Sotheby...
A Catalogue of the Highly Valuable Collection of Prints, the Property of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart....Part the third [and fourth]...which by order of the executors will be sold by auction, by Mr. Sotheby...
A Catalogue of the Highly Valuable Collection of Prints, the Property of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart....Part the third [and fourth]...which by order of the executors will be sold by auction, by Mr. Sotheby...

A Catalogue of the Highly Valuable Collection of Prints, the Property of the late Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Bart....Part the third [and fourth]...which by order of the executors will be sold by auction, by Mr. Sotheby...

[London]: Sotheby's, 1824,

quarto, later three-quarter calf and marbled boards. viii, [ii], 99, [4] ads; [4]. 53, [3] ads. Sotheby's, Item #29433

Engraved frontispiece, interleaved throughout, with prices realized and buyers for every lot in a neat, contemporary hand. Part 3 consisted of engravings "by the most eminent artists of the Italian schools...numerous impressions from works in niello, upon paper...upon silver...and likewise a rare series of ancient casts from works in Niello, in sulphur." Part 4 consisted of a series of British portraits, particularly the works of John Smith and George Vertue; "and comprising nearly the whole of the admired productions of Sir Joshua Reynolds..." Spine scuffed with a three inch break in the calf but still solid. Foxing to first gathering, else contents clean.

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