[OLDROYD, JOSHUA, WINE-MERCHANT]
A Catalogue of all the Genuine Household Furniture, Plate, Linnen, and China, of Mr. Joshua Oldroyd, Wine-Merchant, deceas'd, at his late Dwelling House on Tower-Hill, the corner of Tower-Street: Consisting of Damask, and other Furniture, Bedding, Chairs, Tables in Mahogany, and walnut-tree, Sconces and Chimney Glasses, Stove Grates, an Eight-Day Clock by Webster, two Lead Cisterns, a large Copper, Brewing Utensils, and Kitchen Furniture. To be sold by Auction, on Thursday the 9th Instant, Aug. By order of the Executor. The whole to be viewed on Wednesday the 8th Instant, and till the Time of Sale, which will begin at Eleven, all being sold in one Day. Catalogues to be had at the Place of sale the Day of viewing, and at Mess. Whiting and Macquistin, Upholsterers, in Watling-Street. Not one article in this Sale, but what was the property of the Deceased. Thursday, August 9, 1753.
Octavo. Original plain grey stitched wrappers, manuscript inscription to front cover "Mr. Hussey's Catalogue", very good original condition. Pagination pp. 8, interleaved.
The catalogue details conditions of sale, quite straightforward, noting increments and outlining conditions for payment and collection.The catalogue is divided into sections by location or item: Numb. I In the Garretts; Numb. II. Two Pairs of Stairs backwards; Numb. III. Two Pairs of Stairs forwards; Numb. IV. Dining Room; Numb. V. The Parlour; Numb. VI. The Counting House and Passage; Jewells; Plate; Linnen; China; Numb. VII. The kitchen; Numb. VIII. In the Yard and Brewhouse. The catalogue is interleaved throughout with items manuscript ruled sections, carefully noting prices paid and by whom; the results generally exceeding estimates and the names frequently repeated. A remarkably nice and evoacative survival. The catalogue is unrecorded on ESTC.
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