London. Christie's. Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 July 2010. Paperback. 351 pages. 764 lots illustrated in colour. 270 x 210mm (10¾ x 8¼"). 1.4kg. . English. Near fine.
This auction catalogue truly represents a "clear-out" of the family attics. The collection of items for sale includes paintings, miniatures, porcelain, silver, furniture, luggage, riding equipment, military uniforms and swords, textiles, curtains, mirrors, frames, flatware, lace and finally 13 nineteenth-century horse-drawn carriages. Althorp, in Northamptonshire, is the home of the Spencer family and was the childhood residence of Princess Diana.