A catalogue of the genuine and curious collection of Roman and Egyptian antiquities, mummies, urns, lamps, figures, Etruscan vases, and other effects, of Ebenezer Mussell ... : which ... will be sold by auction, by Mr. Langford and Son, at their house in the Great Piazza, Covent Garden, on Wednesday and Thursday the 5th and 6th of this instant June 1765.

Contributor(s): Mendes da Costa, Emanuel, 1717-1791 | Langford and Son [auctioneer.]
Publisher: [London : [Mr. Langford & Son, 1765].Description: 12 pages, [20] pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Mussell, Ebenezer -- Archaeological collectionsOwnership: Handwritten note on title page "This catalogue was made by me, Emanuel Mendes da Costa"
Item type Home library Collection Shelving location Class number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item reservations
Book Book British Museum
Britain Europe and Prehistory Rare BEP RARE 186 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 10010316
Book Book British Museum
Egypt and Sudan Upper Egypt LF.LAN (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 54063000181365
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AES copy is an annotated photocopy, with ms note: "This catalogue was made by me, Emanuel Mendes da Costa".

Original of the AES copy held at the P&E Department.

Title page plus pp. 3 to 12 (no evidence of missing pages), page 3 being first page of text and page 12 being end; perhaps half-title lacking UkLoBM -PY

Handwritten notes on blanks between printed pages showing for each lot an amount and a name (presumably sale price and purchaser) and in respect of about 30 lots further information; also, on the blank following the fep and on the blanks following p. 12 there are handwritten notes with information relating to items in the sale UkLoBM -PY

Handwritten note on title page "This catalogue was made by me, Emanuel Mendes da Costa" UkLoBM

Marbled boards with vellum spine, looks to be contemporary. Contained in modern archival case