Strawberry Hill, the renowned seat of Horace Walpole : Mr. George Robins is honoured by having been selected by the Earl of Waldegrave, to sell by public competition, the valuable contents of Strawberry Hill, : and it may fearlessly be proclaimed as the most distinguished gem that has ever adorned the annals of auctions. It is definitely fixed for Monday, the 25th day of April, 1842, and twenty-three following days ...

Title: 
Strawberry Hill, the renowned seat of Horace Walpole : Mr. George Robins is honoured by having been selected by the Earl of Waldegrave, to sell by public competition, the valuable contents of Strawberry Hill, : and it may fearlessly be proclaimed as the most distinguished gem that has ever adorned the annals of auctions. It is definitely fixed for Monday, the 25th day of April, 1842, and twenty-three following days ...
Author/Artist: 
Robins, George Henry, 1778-1847.
Publisher: 
[London : George Robins, 1842]
Description: 
xxiv, 90, 97-250 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 27 cm.
Other Authors: 
Costello, Dudley, 1803-1865
Format of Material: 
Auction Catalogs
Bib ID: 
11451
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Location: 
Secured Stacks - Auction Catalogs
Call Number: 
Robins April 25-May 18, 1842
Holdings Note: 
Shelved temporarily in special auction: Walpole.
Variant Title: 
Catalogue of the contents of Strawberry Hill
Notes: 
No price list.
Auction catalog.
Added wood-engraved illustrated t.p. reads: A catalogue of the classic contents of Strawberry Hill collected by Horace Walpole Smith and Robins printers ...
"Smith and Robins, printers, King Street, Long Acre"--Colophon.
"Strawberry Hill" (p. vii-xx) is reprinted, with the illustrations by W. Alfred Delamotte, from an article by Dudley Costello in Ainsworth's magazine (Mar. 1842).
Engraved t.p. by Landells after a design by Delamotte.
April 25-May 18, 1842
Need preservation review: Pindbound. Rakow Library
Microfilmed, f-1633.
Event Notes: 
April 25-May 18, 1842