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Catalogue of the Leverian Museum
Bib ID 2515759
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline
Online Versions
Description [London] : Hayden, Printer ... , [1806] 
7 pts. (296, 17 pages) ; 22 cm. 
Series

Rex Nan Kivell Collection ; NK765.

Notes

"The sale of the entire collection (by Messrs, King and Lochee) will commence on Monday, the 5th of May, 1806, at twelve o'clock in the building now occupied by the museum."

Compiled by Edward Donovan.

"Throughout the catalogue are several hundred curiosities from the Sandwich Isles and South Seas brought home by Capt. Cook and his officers."-- bookseller's description.

National Library of Australia's NK765 copy half bound in blue leather and cloth with marbled end papers; booksellers catalogue description (item 1144) loosely inserted; cancelled from the collection of the Cambridge Unviersity Library; inscribed in pencil at the bottom of page 296 (57th day's sale), "This does not include the whole of the time, as after p. 222 it will be found that the sale continued for three days the number of days 60 - number of lots 7194."; and later, a note that the last day of the sale was Tuesday, 24 June 1806; bears the bookplate of Rex de C. Nan Kivell (no. 1806/3).

NK765 copy also available online http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-243697533

Rex Nan Kivell Collection NK765.

Cited In

Ferguson, J.A. Bibliography of Australia, 428aa

Subjects Cook, James, 1728-1779 -- Museums -- England -- London.  |  Leverian Museum -- Catalogs.  |  Natural history museums -- Great Britain.  |  Natural history -- Catalogs and collections.
Other authors/contributors Donovan, E. (Edward), 1768-1837  |  Lever, Ashton, Sir, 1729-1788  |  Leverian Museum

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