Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd (London)

The L.H.P. Klotz collection of incunabula, German illustrated books and atlases (catalogue for an auction conducted by Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 2 November 1994)

London, Christie, Manson & Woods, 1994
(27 cm), 253 (15) pp., illustrations (some in colour). Lots numbered 1-371. List of prices realised and buyers’ names loosely inserted. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Library of the naturalised American citizen Leopold Hugo Paul Klotz (c. 1908-1993), who made his fortune during the War as an aircraft manufacturer. A large proportion of his collection was acquired via the Munich auctioneer Karl Hartung (1914-2012). Contains “Provenance Index of the Incunabula” and “Rubbings of Binding Tools on Incunabula” (60 are reproduced). Saleroom report in The Book Collector, Spring 1995, p.79. ¶ Annotated copy, partly priced.