Sotheby's (New York)

Fine books and manuscripts including important Americana (catalogue for an auction conducted by Sotheby's, New York, 13 June 1991)

New York, Sotheby's, 1991
(27 cm), [360] pp., illustrations (some in colour). 553 lots. List of prices realised loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - A copy of the 1493 Rome Columbus letter [lot 158] sold for $400,000, “a modest price that reflected the current availability of other copies” (from a saleroom report in The Book Collector, Autumn 1991, p.425). It was purchased by William Reese for the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. ¶ Occasional annotation.
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