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At R. Montagu's book-ware-house, the General-Post-Office, that end of Great Queen-Street, next Drury-Lane, is a choice collection of books, Being the libraries of Sir Thomas More, and the Rev. Mr. Thornburgh's, both lately deceased: consisting of history, divinity, antiquities, mathematicks, law, astrology, atlas's, sculpture, heraldry, lives, poetry, plays, novels, manuscripts, &c. &c. In most languages, chiefly bound in a beautiful manner, gilt, marbled leaves and covers; with all Mr. Thornburgh's manuscript sermons, &c. And a number of scarce pamphlets, and books of antiquity. Which will begin to be sold very cheap, for ready money on Monday the 24th of this instant November. The price being mark'd on the first leaf of each book. N.B. such gentlemen who have books to bind, gild, or letter, may depend on having them done in the best manner; likewise libraries methodized, gilt and letter'd at their own houses, whether in town or country, on very reasonable terms. There likewise may be had the best of ink. Catalogues to be had at the place of sale, and at Kensington of the clerk of the parish, and of Mr. Palmer, Grocer, at Chelsa. Ready-money for any library or parcel of books. Horse or chaise be wanted, it may be hired at a very reasonable rate at the above-mentioned place.
- Montagu, R. (Richard), active 1718-1749.