CATALOGUE OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE JOHN DUKE OF ROXBURGHE.
by Nicol, G. and W. (compilers)
(Blogie III, 11; List of Catalogues of English Book Sales 1676-1900, 129). 9353 lots. Auction of the collection of John Ker, 3rd Duke of Roxburghe, which commenced May 18, 1812, and continued 41 days thereafter, Sundays excepted, by Robert H. Evans, bookseller on Pall-Mall. Conditions of sale, preface, table of contents, list of abbreviations, order of sale. Catalogue includes title and place and date of publication. Included works on a wide range of disciplines such as theology, jurisprudence, literature, history, antiquities, and genealogy. Realized prices written in ink in margins of text. Boards rubbed and scuffed at edges. Bookplate on front pastedown. Previous owner's name and notes in ink on title page. A landmark sale catalogue.