CATALOGUE OF FIVE THOUSAND DOZENS OF FINE OLD BOTTLED SHERRIES THE PROPERTY OF HER LATE MAJESTY QUEEN VICTORIA AND HIS MAJESTY THE KING BEING THE OVERSTOCK OF WINE PURCHASED DURING THE LAST CENTURY AND PRIOR TO THE YEAR 1890 ....

London: Christie, Manson & Woods, 24 June 1901. 53pp. Large octavo. Extracted from pamphlet volume, without wrappers and possibly some preliminary adverts (the first leaf is [B1]), a few pencil annotations, soft vertical crease, spine residue, a few foxmarks, otherwise very good. Item #WRCLIT82436

First edition. The collation attached to the OCLC record (which reports no locations) and the COPAC record (locating copies at Guildhall Library London) is identical to the present copy. The five day sale offered 1183 lots, spread between St. James Palace, Buckingham Palace, Marlborough House, Windsor Castle and Sandringham. "Each Bottle will bear the Royal Label Indicating from which Cellar the Wine comes."

Price: $125.00