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Sales catalogues from commercial auction houses and salesrooms for material purchased by the WHMM staff. The catalogues are annotated with details of lots purchased and price paid. In some cases, details relating to lots purchased by others are noted.
The catalogues are arranged in boxfiles, in alphabetical series by name of salesroom. There is a 'miscellaneous' series of catalogues at the end of the section where there are only one or two catalogues per salesroom. Within each series the catalogues are arranged chronologically, and in many cases there are multiple copies of each catalogue with differing annotations.
The Wellcome Library also holds series of catalogues relating to book and manuscript dealers. Many books and manuscripts were bought at general sales and entries will be included in catalogues in this section.
The catalogues have suffered some rearrangement over the years, and confusion between the Library and Museum series of catalogues. The series of sales catalogues may not be complete.
Wellcome Historical Medical Museum and Library
WAHMM/CM/AccAccession and Registration Records, main series
WAHMM/CM/ClaClassification and registration scheme
WAHMM/CM/InvFlimsy Inventory Cards
WAHMM/CM/LisLists and inventories
WAHMM/CM/Sal/0Sales catalogues: Block
WAHMM/CM/Sal/1Sales catalogues: Bonham & Sons
WAHMM/CM/Sal/2Sales catalogues: Bowens
WAHMM/CM/Sal/3Sales catalogues: Bowes & Bowes
WAHMM/CM/Sal/4Sales catalogues: Christies
WAHMM/CM/Sal/5Sales catalogues: Francis Edwards
WAHMM/CM/Sal/6Sales catalogues: Foster
WAHMM/CM/Sal/7Sales catalogues: France
WAHMM/CM/Sal/8Sales catalogues: Glendining
WAHMM/CM/Sal/9Sales catalogues: Hampton & Sons
WAHMM/CM/Sal/10Sales catalogues: Hodgson
WAHMM/CM/Sal/11Sales catalogues: Hurcomb
WAHMM/CM/Sal/12Sales catalogues: Knight, Frank & Rutley
WAHMM/CM/Sal/13Sales catalogues: Maggs Bros
WAHMM/CM/Sal/14Sales catalogues: Marks and Co
WAHMM/CM/Sal/15Sales catalogues: Phillips, Son and Neale
WAHMM/CM/Sal/16Sales catalogues: Puttick and Simpson
WAHMM/CM/Sal/17Sales catalogues: Quaritch
WAHMM/CM/Sal/18Sales catalogues: Robinson Fisher and Co
WAHMM/CM/Sal/19Sales catalogues: Salkeld
WAHMM/CM/Sal/20Sales catalogues: Sotheby's
WAHMM/CM/Sal/21Sales catalogues: Stevens
WAHMM/CM/Sal/22Sales catalogues: Tregaskis
WAHMM/CM/Sal/23Sales catalogues: Trubner's
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