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Catalogue of the Late Thomas Walker Collection

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Catalogue of the Late Thomas Walker Collection

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S. Leigh Sotheby & Co. Catalogue of the Valuable Collection of English Coins and Medals of the Late Thomas Walker, Esq… This Collection contains many rare Anglo-Saxon Coins, and some of much rarity in the English Series. It likewise includes The Collection of Irish Coins Formed by Mr Petrie. 1st May, 1845. Octavo, pp. 43, 689 lots. Neatly annotated throughout in a contemporary hand with prices and buyers names. Bound in three quarter calf and marbled boards, marbled endpapers. Boards rubbed with wear to extremities. Contents very good. From the library of Lord Hastings with his signature on the first free endpaper and his finely engraved armorial ex libris on the first pastedown along with two other notable bookplates. An interesting sale with some important rarities which attracted some of the major collectors of the time including, amongst others, Cureton, Whelan, Chetwynd and Shepherd. (M&R p86)