A catalogue of the superb and elegant household furniture; numerous pier glasses of large dimensions; 10,000 ounces of modern silver and gilt plate, of the best workmanship; a service of plated, never used, of the same magnitude; two antique bronzed vases and bronzed figures, in excellent preservation; a most Capital Order of Malta, set with brilliants; Gold Orders of St. Louis, dress swords, &c.; a magnificent throne of rich crimson Genoa velvet, trimmed with broad gold lace; a state chair, and suit of ditto to correspond; a beautiful cabinet of matchless Seve porcelaine, which this country cannot equal; table and dessert services of ditto, and of the d'Angouleme manufactory; elegant French clocks, by Lepine, of Paris; capital groups of biscuit figures; numerous brilliant cut glass chandeliers and lustres; a matchless wardrobe of fine damask table and household linen; gold and silver-laced livery cloaths; a few good pictures; 250 dozen of rich-flavoured champaign, burgundy, madeira, and other choice wines; sumptuous state and other carriages, with harness, &c. The whole were absolutely the property of the late Marquis de la Luzerne, Ambassador from the Court of France to his Britannic Majesty, deceased; which (by order of the executor) will be sold by auction, by Messrs. Turner and Hutchins, on the premisses, the north side of Portman Square, on Monday, March the 5th, 1792, and the eleven following days, at twelve o'clock, (the 9th and 10th, and Sundays, excepted.) To be viewed on Thursday the 1st of March, and the two following days. Catalogues will be ready to deliver on Thursday the 23d instant; and may be had on the premisses; at Mr. Turner's, No. 132, New Bond Street; and at Mr. Hutchins's, No. 41, King Street, Covent Garden, at one shilling each; without which no one person can or will be admitted.
- Turner and Hutchins (Auctioneers : London, England)
A catalogue of a valuable collection of books; consisting of several libraries, and particularly those of the Rev. Thomas Negus, D. D. Rector of St. Mary's Rotherhithe, and Mr. William Price, a very ingenious Painter of Glass, Both lately deceased, this collection comprehends near ten thousand Volumes in various Languages, and in almost every Class of Learning, and many of them in the most elegant Bindings. Among them are the following, Recueil D'fstampes par Crozat, 2 vol. Ehret Plantae, per Trew, vivis coloribus. British Zoology. cuts coloured. Some original Drawings of the Zoology. ... Petiveri opera Botanica, &c. 3 vol. Philosoph. Transact. at large, 4to. comp. Hill's natural Hist. 3 vol. cuts. Antoniana Margarita, 2 vol. cor. Ture. Hippoctates & Galen, Charterii, 13 vol. De Bry India orient. & occident. 4 vol. Russ. Assemanni Biblioth. orient. 4 vol. Giggei Lexicon Arabicum, 4 vol. ... H. Steph. Critici Sacri, 9 vol. Ed. Opt. Clericus in vet. & nov. Test. 6 vol. Ruins of Palmyra, Balbec and Athens. Overbeke's Ruins of Rome. Antiquarian Society's Prints. Harris and Churchill's Voyages. General Dictionary, 10 vol. Russia. Biographia Britannica, 7 vol. compleat. Camden's Britannia, 2 vol. Russia. Horseley's Britannia Romana, 2 vol. State Trials, 6 vol. last edit. Johnson, Miller, Chambers, James and Ainsworth's Dictionaries. Patrick, Lowth, and Whithy, 6 vol. ... Statutes at large, by Cay and Russhead. Spence's Polymetis, Morocco. Cowper and Albinus's Anatomy. Cowper and Albinus's Anatomy. Ceremories Religieuses, 7 tom. Gr. pap. Medailles de Louis le Grand. Maroq. Du Halde Descript. de la Chine 4 tom. G. P. Sir Tho. Hanmer's Shakespear, 6 vol. 4 to. Ld. Sommers's Tracts, 16 vol. 4to compl. Moliere, Oeuvres de, 6 tom. 4 to. Marcq. Racine, Oeuvres de, 3 tom. 4to. Maroq. Parliam. Hist. and Chandler's Dub. 46 v. Political States, 59 vol. Svo. And many other Articles of equal Value, which will begin selling very reasonable, The Prices being printed in the Catalogue, and marked in the first Leaf of every Book. On Tuesday, March 18, 1766, and continue on Sale daily. By Benjamin White, Removed to Horace's Head, Fleet-Street, next White-Friers, Who gives the utmost Value for any Library or Parcel of Books.
- White, Benjamin, approximately 1724-1794.