STRAWBERRY HILL [Sale Catalogues] A Catalogue of the Classic Contents of Strawberry Hill Collected by Horace Walpole
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STRAWBERRY HILL [Sale Catalogues] A Catalogue of the Classic Contents of Strawberry Hill Collected by Horace Walpole
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STRAWBERRY HILL
[Sale Catalogues] A Catalogue of the Classic Contents of Strawberry Hill Collected by Horace Walpole, lithographed portrait, wood-engraved title and illustrations, ownership inscription of "John Piesley, Hounslow" (founder of Horne & Sons of Hounslow, estate agents, auctioneers and surveyors), original roan-backed wrappers with wood-engraved vignette, George Robins, 1842; A Catalogue of the Contents of the Mansion..., original printed wrappers, chipped and soiled, Ventom, Bull & Cooper, 1883, 4to (2)

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  • The 1842 catalogue bears the ownership inscription of John Peisley, who was the founder of Horne & Sons of Hounslow, estate agents, auctioneers and surveyors, and predecessors of Horne and Harvey of Mayfair. A copy of a letter (dated 1988) from Edwin C. Horne is loosely inserted, indicating that the catalogue remained in the family until then.
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