Music, Continental and Russian books and manuscripts (catalogue for an auction sale conducted by Sotheby's, London, 8 June 2011)
London, Sotheby's, 2011
(27 cm), 168 pp., illustrations (most in colour). 375 lots. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Includes “An important and rare alla Greca binding from the library of Marcus Fugger [1529-1597]” and other early printed books consigned by the heirs of Constantin Carathéodory, “Books from the library of Robert I, Duke of Parma [1848-1907]”, “Fine letters and first editions from the collection of Auguste Franchomme (1808-1884)”, “Science and medicine: the property of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland” (lots 63-96), “Property of a European royal family” (lots 119-151), “Books and manuscripts from the library of Marie Caroline, Duchesse de Berry [1798-1870]” (lots 152-185). ¶ Annotated, partly priced.