Sale Catalogue (Piozzi's Johnsoniana)

  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng MS 613
  • Dates of Creation
      1823
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      200 x 130 mm. 1 volume; Binding: 19th-century binding of green morocco, green paper panels over boards.

Scope and Content

A sale printed catalogue: Collectanea Johnsoniana. Catalogue of the library, pictures, prints, coins, plate, china, and other valuable curiosities, the property of Mrs Hester Lynch Piozzi, deceased, to be sold by auction, at the Emporium Rooms, Exchange Street, Manchester, by Mr Broster [17-25 September 1823], printed by J. Broster, Exchange, Chester. Interleaved with manuscript lists of buyers and prices. Annotated with a note by F[rank] T[aylor] of the John Rylands Library: No copy in the B[ritish] M[useum]. The only one in America is...; in the Johnsonian collection of Mr & Mrs Donald F. Hyde [and now at the Houghton Library, Harvard University].