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[HEATH (Benjamin)]. A Catalogue of Books, in the Various Branches of Literature, Which Lately Formed the Library of a Distinguished Collector; and were Sold by Auction, by Mr. Jeffery, of Pall Mall: with their Prices, and Purchasers' Names.1810

Printed for Constable, Hunter, Park, and Hunter. Large 8vo, 4,[iv]-vpp., 1 leaf, [vii]-x,[4],66,20,123,[1] + 8,[2]pp., of adverts, large paper copy priced in a contemporary hand, leaf h2 seems to have been replaced with the same leaf from the ordinary edition (unpriced), small library stamp on verso of title-page, cont. half calf, re-backed with part on orig. spine laid-down, new corners, uncut. Dr. Heath, headmaster of Harrow, inherited this library from his father, Benjamin senior (see D.N.B.), augmenting it; he sold it for £3,000 to Cuthell & Martin who obtained £8,899 by auction.

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