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MACGREGOR, Arthur (editor).

The Late King's Goods. Collections, Possessions and Patronage of Charles I in the Light of the Commonwealth Sale Inventories.

London and Oxford, Alistair McAlpine in association with Oxford University Press,

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4to. (296 x 218 mm.) Publisher’s gilt-lettered green cloth, pictorial dust jacket; pp. 432, illustrated with 72 colour plates, including frontispiece, 115 b/w text figures; a fine copy.

Edited by Arthur MacGregor, then Assistant Keeper in the Department of Antiquities at the Ashmolean, Oxford, The Late King’s Goods is a fascinating analysis of the growth of the royal collections under Charles I, prior to their dispersal following his execution in January 1649. Essays by Ronald Lightbown, David Howarth, Francis Haskell, Simon Jervis, Donald King, A.V.B. Norman, Penelope Gouk and MacGregor himself, examine the various elements that made up the collections.

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