CATALOGUE OF A VALUABLE COLLECTION OF BOOKS INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE LIBRARY OF JOHN RIVINGTON, ESQ.

CATALOGUE OF A VALUABLE COLLECTION OF BOOKS INCLUDING A PORTION OF THE LIBRARY OF JOHN RIVINGTON, ESQ.

(Rivington, John).
  • London: Puttick and Simpson, 1869.
  • small 8vo.
  • self paper wrappers
  • 52 pages.

Price: $65.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 87412

Catalogue includes items from the library of John Rivington (1812-1886), son of John Rivington III, partner in the publishing firm of F.,C., and J. Rivington. John Rivington IV joined the firm in 1839. The family remained an influential force in the book trade industry well into the twentieth century and in 1983, the Stationer's Company elected its twelfth Rivington, Charles Thurston Rivington, as master. Sale held on May 13-15, 1869. 1039 lots. Vertical crease through center of catalogue. Worn, especially at edges of leaves and spine. See column 28 in Blogie.