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The Sutherland Collection

Summary list of the collection, by type

The collection contains, in addition to items of lesser importance:

1. Major extra-illustrated volumes (i.e. catalogued volumes) and accompanying bound volumes of prints

a. Alexander Hendras Sutherland's collection

Anthonis van den Wyngaerde, The Panorama of London Sutherland 51
Clarendon, The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, and The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon, illustrated Sutherland 69 ff
Gilbert Burnet, History of his Own Time, illustrated Sutherland 118 ff
Large Prints and Drawings Sutherland 168-71

b. Charlotte Sutherland's collection

Dibdin, The Bibliographical Decameron Sutherland 14-16
Dibdin, Aedes Althorpianae Sutherland 17-18
Dibdin, A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany Sutherland 19-22
Orford, A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland Sutherland 23-43
Hamilton, Memoirs of Count Grammont Sutherland 65-6
Delany, Letters from Mrs. Delany … to Mrs. Frances Hamilton Sutherland 68
Reynolds, The Life and Times of Frederick Reynolds Sutherland 82-5
Coxe, Travels in Switzerland, and in the Country of the Grison Sutherland 151-5
Miscellaneous Prints and Drawings Sutherland 166 ff

The extent to which volumes are extra-illustrated can be expressed as the ratio between extra-illustrations and text pages, as in the second column of the following table. This lists the extra-illustrated works in descending order of richness of illustration:

Item Prop’n of ill’ns Coll’n  
Burnet, History of his Own Time 4.939 1837 Sutherland 118 ff
Clarendon, The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England, and The Life of Edward Earl of Clarendon 4.087 1837 Sutherland 69 ff
Orford, A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland, and Ireland 1.878 1843 Sutherland 23-43
Delany, Letters from Mrs. Delany … to Mrs. Frances Hamilton 0.97 1843 Sutherland 68
Reynolds, The Life and Times of Frederick Reynolds 0.712 1843 Sutherland 82-5
Coxe, Travels in Switzerland, and in the Country of the Grison 0.67 1843 Sutherland 151-5
Dibdin, The Bibliographical Decameron 0.383 1843 Sutherland 12-16
Hamilton, Memoirs of Count Grammont 0.37 1843 Sutherland 65-6
Dalrymple, An Account of the Preservation of King Charles II 0.223 1839 Sutherland 47
Heath, A Brief Chronicle Of the Late Intestine War 0.076 1839 Sutherland 44-5
Dibdin, A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany 0.063 1843 Sutherland 19-22
Worlidge, A Select Collection of Drawings from Curious Antique Gems 0.032 1843 Sutherland 10-11
Fox, Memoirs of the Life of Sir Stephen Fox 0.013 1839 Sutherland 67
Shakespeare, The Dramatic Works, revised Steevens 0.01 1839 Sutherland 104-12
Dibdin, Aedes Althorpianae 0.004 1843 Sutherland 17-18

2. Collections of prints preserved intact or collected in their own right

Worlidge, A Select Collection of Drawings from Curious Antique Gems Sutherland 10-11
The British Gallery of Contemporary Portraits Sutherland 86-7
Earlom after Claude, Liber Veritatis Sutherland 88-90
Select Views of London and its Environs Sutherland 149
Woodburn, Ecclesiastical Topography Sutherland 150
Bensley, Select Views in Mysore Sutherland 156
Faber after Kneller, The Kit-Cat Club Sutherland 162
Rigaud, Veuës de France Sutherland 163
Swinburne, Picturesque Tour through Spain Sutherland 164
Miller and Shaw, Cimelia Physica Sutherland 165
A Collection of Prints … Illustrating the Dramatic Works of Shakspeare Sutherland 172-3

3. Rare books

Dillon, The Lord Mayor’s Visit to Oxford Sutherland 49
Marceline, Epithalamium Gallo-Britannicum (with the large frontispiece) Sutherland 91

4. Catalogues, indexes and other source material for the collection

Catalogue of the Sutherland Collection (large-paper edition; the copy that accompanied the collection) Sutherland 1-3
Catalogue of the Sutherland Collection (small-paper edition) Sutherland 4-6
Catalogue of the Sutherland Collection (small-paper edition) Sutherland 7-9
Catalogues of print sales Sutherland 55-60
Clarendon, The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England (used by A.H. Sutherland to compile his notes) Sutherland 126-9
Burnet, History of his Own Time (used by A.H. Sutherland to compile his notes) Sutherland 130-31
A.H. Sutherland, Rough Index to Clarendon and Rough Index to Burnett, MS Sutherland 132
A.H. Sutherland, Index to Illustrated Clarendon, MS Sutherland 133
A.H. Sutherland, Index to Illustrated Burnett, MS Sutherland 134
A.H. Sutherland, Wants in the Clarendon, MS Sutherland 133*
A.H. Sutherland, Wants in the Burnett, MS Sutherland 134*
C. Sutherland, General Index to Prints, MS Sutherland 135

5. Assorted works, largely antiquarian in nature, of no apparent significance for the collection

(Not listed here; see the page listing the entire collection by shelfmark.)

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