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Works of Art from the Bute Collection

By: (Christie's)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Christie's: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16674

Condition: Near Fine


These two white catalogues with black titles and black and silver decoration have minimal wear and are about fine. The slipcase is missing, but the catalogues appear to be unused. This set is from Christies for the July, 1996 sale of antiques, furniture, silver, art, Toby Jugs and glass from the fabulous Bute estate in Great Britain. Laid in are prices-realized sheets from the auction which soared into the millions of pounds. These are beautiful catalogues and serve as carefully-researched reference works. ; Color Photographs; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 269, 79 pages View more info

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Dumfries House: A Chippendale Commission, Volume I and Volume II, July 2007

By: Christie's

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: London, Christie's: 2007

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16644

Condition: Near Fine


This two-volume set is in very close to fine condition; both volumes have very minor wear at the corners with Volume I having a small indention crease on the lower right corner. Volume I also has a very light, vertical, reading crease on the spine. Volume II probably deserves to be graded Fine with Volume I being Near Fine. This is a beautiful set. These two lavish and imposing volumes constitute the Christie's Catalogue for an auction that never was. The Scottish Dumfries House in Ayrshire was set to be auctioned in July of 2007. It was one of the grand houses of Scotland and was filled with ... View more info

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The Bute Collection of Sporting Pictures: Thursday 27 May 1999

By: Christie's London

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Christie's: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16677

Condition: Near Fine


This beautiful catalogue is about fine with very minor dings at corners. This fully illustrated volume features sporting, mainly hunting and equstrian, art from the famed Bute Family Collection. There are many illustrations, some foldouts, in full color. This is an exceptional reference work. A Prices Realized sheet is laid in. The Bute family, descended from John Stuart (b. 1360) who was a natural son of Richard II. The family, through the centuries amassed one of the finest collections or art, furniture, antiques, books and other material in Great Britain. Their home, Dumfries, was purchased... View more info

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Dumfries House: An Architectural Story

By: Green, Simon (edited by Jane Thomas)

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland: 2014

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 16643

ISBN: 1902419855

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Book is as new and unread. Dust wrapper is similar but has two very small closed tears: one near top of spine and one on bottom edge. The jacket is about near fine. This quite interesting and entertaining book was written as both a history of and an architectural study of Dumfries House in East Ayrshire, southwest Scotland. The building of the House was conceived by William Crichton-Dalrymple after retiring to the estate. Brothers John, Robert and James Adams submitted plans for the home in 1754. After the house was built and furnished, it rather quickly became known as one of the grand estate... View more info

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Catalogue of a Portion of the Valuable Library from the Dumfries House, Ayrshire, ... The First Portion: The Important Collection of Mathematical and Scientific Books

By: Sotheby & Co.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby & Co.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16678

Condition: Near Fine


This catalogue has only very light, almost unnoticeable, wear with a small black smudge on the bottom edge. It is about fine. This is a wonderful catalogue and bibliography of books collected by the Bute family of England and Scotland. Among the works catalogued here are books by Newton, Roger Bacon, Copernicus, Euclid, Brahe, Descartes and many, many others. A Prices Realized sheet is laid in, which includes name of purchasers with Quaritch, Maggs and other famous British booksellers being quite prominent among them. This is an exceptional reference work. A Prices Realized sheet is laid in. (... View more info

Image for Catalogue of a Further Portion of the Valuable Library from the Dumfries House, Ayrshire, ... The Second Portion: Americana, Early Printed Books, Travel, Early Italian Literature, Bibliography, Books on the Arts and Architecture

Catalogue of a Further Portion of the Valuable Library from the Dumfries House, Ayrshire, ... The Second Portion: Americana, Early Printed Books, Travel, Early Italian Literature, Bibliography, Books on the Arts and Architecture

By: Sotheby & Co.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: London, Sotheby & Co.: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16679

Condition: Near Fine


This catalogue has only light, general wear with some staining on the Prices Realized sheet. The catalogue is near fine. This is a wonderful catalogue and bibliography of books collected by the Bute family of England and Scotland. Among the works catalogued here are works by Alexander Hamilton, Daniel Defoe, Thomas Hobbes, Captain John Smith and many, many others. A Prices Realized sheet is laid in, which includes name of purchasers with Quaritch, Maggs, The Folio Society and other famous British booksellers being quite prominent among them. This is an exceptional reference work. (We also ... View more info