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Brockwell (Maurice W.) A Catalogue of Some of the Paintings of the British School in the Collection of Henry Edwards Huntington..., with letters & photographs, New York, privately printed, 1925.

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Brockwell (Maurice W.) A Catalogue of Some of the Paintings of the British School in the Collection of Henry Edwards Huntington at San Marino, California, presentation copy to Mrs. Le Blonde from Caroline H.Halladay (sister of Henry Huntington) with 2 ALs.s., 4 large photographs of the house & library and a list of additional paintings not included in the catalogue loosely inserted, photogravure plates, tissue guards, original cream cloth, gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, slightly soiled, 4to, New York, privately printed, 1925. ⁂ Henry E.Huntington (1850- 1927) was an American railroad magnate, collector of books and art, and a philanthropist. The Huntington Library and Art Collection are housed in his house at San Marino, and includes one of the greatest collections of 18th century British portraits assembled by one person. The library contains 7 million manuscripts, over 400,000 books (including one of only 11 known copies of the Gutenberg Bible on vellum and Newton's own, annotated, copy of Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica) and a million other works on paper (prints, photographs, ephemera). The second letter describes the recent death of Henry Huntington in Philadelphia, where he had gone "to have what he and all of us believed to be a slight operation."

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Auktionshaus: Forum Auctions
Titel: Online Sale: Books and Works on Paper
Auktionsdatum: 03.07.2019
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