LOVEJOY AT AUCTION
A catalogue of the whole of the valuable furniture and effects of the Clifton hotel...
[Gravesend]. [Privately Printed], . First edition.
8vo. 39pp, . Stitched, as issued. Spots of light dust-soiling, short tear final leaf at gutter margin, working loose, ink annotations throughout.
A catalogue from the four-day sale of the contents of the Clifton Hotel, Gravesend, Kent, on 28th-31st July 1857 by Warlters & Lovejoy. The auction comprised 809 lots of furniture, plate, linen, glassware, paintings and prints. Highlights included a Broadway grand piano-forte, a fine Buhl clock, and a Wenham Lake refrigerator. The annotations throughout show the amounts paid by the buyer on each successful bid, a note to the final blank page shows the amount spent on each day of the sale, a grand total of £1291.8s.8d.£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref: 13983