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English portraits. Catalogue of the collection of James Bindley

Reference code
MSS/0321
Title
English portraits. Catalogue of the collection of James Bindley
Date
1785
Level of description
item
Extent and format
Paper; ff. v + 118. Quarto. Vellum. Unidentified bookplate of a member of the Spanish Order of Charles III, with motto 'Sub robore virtus' (see also SAL/MS/416), fol. iv. Lot 285 in an unidentified sale-catalogue (fragment of label, fol. ii)
Scope and content
Catalogue of Mr. Bindley's Collection of English Portraits - taken by Himself in February, 1785. And Continued to the Present Time' (fol. ii). Catalogue of the collection of James Bindley, FSA (1737-1818), arranged under the same classes, although not in the same order, as the list on fol. i. Memorandum by Bindley, 30 Dec. 1786, relating to his collections on back pastedown (fol. iii). Bindley's library and collections were sold by R. H. Evans (see DNB; obituaries of Bindley, Gentleman's Magazine, 88, pt. 2, 280, 631-2).
Creator
Bindley, James (1737-1818), commissioner of stamp duties, book collector
Previous reference number(s)
SAL/MS/321
MS 321