[Prospectus] Aedes Althorpiane: or a Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures, and a Portion of the Library, in the Ancestral Residence of George John Earl Spencer . . . at Althorp. Thomas Frognall Dibdin.
[Prospectus] Aedes Althorpiane: or a Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures, and a Portion of the Library, in the Ancestral Residence of George John Earl Spencer . . . at Althorp.

[Prospectus] Aedes Althorpiane: or a Descriptive Catalogue of the Pictures, and a Portion of the Library, in the Ancestral Residence of George John Earl Spencer . . . at Althorp.

1822. [London]: Spring, 1822.

4pp., 8vo, fine & uncut.

§ Windle and Pippin p. 85: "The price intended was ‘Six Guineas in Boards’ for the imperial octavo set according to a single-sheet, two-page prospectus in the collection of John Priddy, with a publication date of ‘Spring of 1822.’ ... A volume of Dibdiniana at the Bodleian (258.h.215) contains six specimen leaves with two small MS corrections (they are numerical but look to be in Dibdin’s hand). with the phrase within (‘This publication will form one handsome imperial octavo volume’) being altered in MS to ‘two’ and ‘volumes’ (i.e., *preceding* the next prospectus you note, also here)" Item #123832

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