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A catalogue of the extensive, valuable, and superb collection of prints, books of prints, drawings, and miniatures, Selected from the various cabinets which have been offered to the public during the last 50 years, uniting the collections of those-well-known connoisseurs Charles Chauncy, M.D.F.R.S. and F.S.A. and Nathaniel Chauncy, Esq; his brother; comprising the choicest works of M. Antonio, A. Durer, Hollar, Golizius, Rembrandt, Vischer, fine impressions after Rubens and Vandyke; scarce Dutch etchings, and the works of most of the modern masters. The books consist of the Dresden, Luxembourg, and other galleries; smith's works, 4. vols. Vertue's heads and monuments; Guerchino's etchings; by Bartolozzi; the works of count Caylous, 4 vols. Capt. Bailey's works, museum Venetianum, z Tom. Œuvres de le Bas, Picart's works, Le Clerc's ditto, Della, Bella, Hamilton's Vases, Hogarth, &c. and a large collection of English and foreign topography. Among the drawings will be found the best performances of the Italian, Flemish, and Dutch schools; and the miniatures, which are numerous, exhibit some beautiful pettitots, zinks, olivers, coopers, meyers, shellys, scoulers, &c. both in enamel and water colours. Which (by order of the executors of Nathaniel Chauncy, Esq; deceased,) will be sold by auction, By Mr. Greenwood, at his room, in Leicester-Sqaure, on Monday, May the 3d, 1790, and thirteen following days, (Sundays excepted) at twelve o'clock.

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[London] : Printed by H. Reynell, No. 21, Piccadilly, [1790]

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72p. ; 8⁰.

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ESTC T30277



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