Sotheby's (London)

Music, Continental manuscripts and printed books, science and medicine : Comprising printed books, autograph letters and manuscripts including autograph manuscript of the Overture “in the Italian style” by Schubert; autograph manuscript of revisions for Beethoven’s Ninth symphony; autograph manuscript of an early and apparently unrecorded version of Jean Genet’s Les nègres; letters written by the Russian Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Marie and Anastasia during their captivity; Empress Elisabeth of Austria’s photograph albums; papers of the naturalist Jean-Henri Fabre; Anthologia graeca planudea, Florence, 1494, printed on vellum (catalogue of an auction sale conducted by Sotheby's, London, 5-6 May 1988)

London, Sotheby's, 1988
(27 cm), 227 (15) pp., illustrations (frontispiece in colour). 508 lots. List of prices realised and buyers’ names loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Sale includes forty-nine lots consigned anonymously by E.P. Goldschmidt & Co. ¶ Annotated copy.
Subjects
Auction sale catalogues - Books - 1988
Authors/Creators
Sotheby's (London)
Auction date
19880505
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