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Works of Art from Collections of the Cholmondeley Family and the late Sir Philip Sassoon, from Hovghton [Houghton]

Title   Works of Art from Collections of the Cholmondeley Family and the late Sir Philip Sassoon, from Hovghton [Houghton]

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First British Edition

Size   4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Publisher   London, England Christie's 1994

Seller ID   006449

First edition of a catalogue for a Christie's sale held in London December 8, 1994. Printed and bound in England. Bound in glossy paper hardboards, with crisp black-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. 11.75 x 8.25 inches. With xxvi and 354 numbered pages, plus several unnumbered pages, and with numerous full-page color plates of 145 featured items, and also B&W illustrations, all on heavy coated stock. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. No remainder marks. Almost certainly unread. Just a touch of shelf life. The lovely full-pictorial DJ is unclipped. A Near Fine copy in a Near Fine DJ. Houghton, built as the country residence of Sir Robert Walpole, is one of the first 18th century English country homes for which there are numerous descriptions, including details about the decor, furniture and appurtenances.

Houghton, Sir Robert Walpole

Price = 37.50 USD


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