A catalogue of all the elegant and rich houshold furniture, the capital library of well-chosen books, linen, china, pictures, prints and drasvings, about 400 dozen of the choicest wines, [electronic resource] : Consisting of fine old port, claret, burgunddy, champagne, madeira, &c. in the highest state of perfection, curious exotics, 25 fine orange trees, and other valuable effects, of the Late William Sheldon, Esq; dec. At his seat, called Weston, near Long Compton, in the county of Warwick. The furniture-consists of crimson and yellow silk damask, silk lorine, beautiful chintz-pattern cotton, morine, and other furniture in suits of beds, window curtains, chairs and sophas; large pier and other glasses; Axminster, Turkey and Wilton carpets; fine tapestry hangings; great variety of exceeding good mahogany articles in wardrobes, chests of drawers, tables, chairs, &c. fine old Japan cabinets; large brewing coppers; exceeding good kitchen furniture, &c. &c. &c. Which will be sold by auction, by Mess. Christie and Ansell, on the premises, on Monday, August 27, 1781, and 13 following days, Sundays excepted, the sale of the books included. The furniture to be viewed the 23d, 24th and 25th preceding the sale; the library of books to be viewed on the 4th, 5th, and 6th of September; the wines to be tasted on the 6th of September, on which day they will be sold. Catalogues may be had on the premises; at the Star at Oxford; at Chapel-House, within 7 miles of the premises; at the Swan, Birmingham; the Swan at Warwick; the Hop Pole, Worcester; and of Mess. Christie and Ansell, Pall Mall. N.B. there will be separate catalogue of the books, and the catalogues of the [furniture] will be delivered at one shilling each, which will be allowed to purchasers.
- [London : s.n., 1781]
- Eighteenth century collections online. Part 2: New editions
56,3-26p. ; 8⁰.
- Furniture -- Catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
Auction catalogs -- Early works to 1800.
- Place of Publication:
- England London.
- System Details:
- Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- The second part contains the catalogue of books, which also was issued separately as 'A catalogue of the valuable and well-chosen library of books, books of prints, manuscripts on vellum, ..' for the book auction on 7 September 1781.
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. s2009 miunns
Reproduction of original from Cambridge University Library.
- Cited in:
- English Short Title Catalog, T161941.
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- Restricted for use by site license.
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