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Pyne, William Henry
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
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152
Pyne, William Henry
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 6,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Neil & Gina Smith Collection

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Pyne, William Henry
FIRST EDITION, 3 volumes, 4to (338 x 275mm.), 100 hand-coloured aquatint plates, contemporary crimson morocco gilt, the covers with broad and narrow gilt borders around central Botfield arms gilt, spines richly gilt, gilt edges, lacking dedication in vol. 3, without list of portraits, plates and rearrangement slip called for in Abbey, some spotting and staining, volume one spine with small area of wear
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Provenance

Beriah Botfield (1807–1863), arms gilt on covers, sale, Christie’s 13 June 2003, lot 111

Literature

Abbey, Scenery 396; Tooley 389

Catalogue Note

A handsome copy of the finest work on English palatial interiors, from the library of Beriah Botfield, the industrialist and bibliophile who bequeathed his extensive collection to the Thynne family of Longleat, to whom he believed he was related.

The Neil & Gina Smith Collection

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London