Catalogue of the Fine, Extensive and Valuable Library of the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Gosford, K. P. … 21 April 1884 and ten days following. Gosford Library.
Catalogue of the Fine, Extensive and Valuable Library of the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Gosford, K. P. … 21 April 1884 and ten days following

Catalogue of the Fine, Extensive and Valuable Library of the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Gosford, K. P. … 21 April 1884 and ten days following.

London: Messrs Puttick and Simpson, 1884.

vii, 175 pp. 3363 lots. 1 vols. 8vo. Twentieth century red cloth and black leather label, preserving printed wrappers. Wrappers backed, small repair to lower corner of front wrapper and title page margin. Item #306632

The library of the Third Earl of Gosford (1806-1864) was sold by private contact to James Toovey, the London Bookseller, who sold the French books in Paris in 1882 at auction, the Aldines by a special catalogue produced by Toovey and the remainder of this fine library in this sale. It included the extensive collections of Country Histories, Genealogies, natural history, Irish topography and history, drawings and engravings, the classics, a First Folio, the first volume of the Mazarine Bible, a fine collection of Large Paper copies, including “Robinson Crusoe” (1820); manuscripts, fine bindings and printings.
The total given for the eleven days' sale was £11,318.

Price: $375.00 Free Domestic Delivery