Catalogue of a Remarkable Collection of 16th and 17th Century Provincial Silver Spoons,
incorporating the entire collection left by the late H. D. Ellis, Esq. at his death, the property of Lietu.-Col. J. Benett-Stanford of Pythouse, Tisbury, Wiltshire.London: Sotheby & Co., 1935 Stock Code: 131527
The catalogue for Sotheby's sale of the Ellis collection of spoons, held on 13 and 14 November 1935. The catalogue remains an important reference work for provincial spoons of the period. With a photocopied obituary for G. E. P. How, who worked on the catalogue, loosely inserted.
Octavo. Original green wrappers printed in black, bound into near-contemporary green quarter cloth, spine lettered in gilt, marbled sides.
Black and white photographic illustrations throughout.
Boards a little bowed, some pages a little creased. A very good copy.
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