Medieval and illuminated manuscripts including a Portolan atlas by Martines, valuable printed books including works on architecture and decoration, autograph letters, historical documents, musical and literary manuscripts (catalogue of an auction sale conducted by Christie's, London, 7 December 1988)
London, Christie's, 1988
(25.5 cm), 169 (7) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 256 lots. List of prices realised and buyers’ names loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - The National Library of Wales bought a thirteenth-century Bible (lot 29), once at Tintern Abbey (£33,000, via Quaritch; now NLW, MS 22631C). Contains property consigned by Executors of Mrs. E.S. Borthwick-Norton; Lucy, Helen & William Pease. ¶ Annotated copy, partly priced.