Fine books and manuscripts from the library of the late Alan G. Thomas (catalogue for an auction conducted by Sotheby's, London, 21-22 June 1993)
London, Sotheby's, 1993
(27 cm), 285 (15) pp., illustrations. 474 lots. List of prices realised and buyers’ names loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Sale of the residual stock of the bookseller Alan Thomas (1911-1992); “we none of us knew he had all these remarkable books – which were catalogued with special care, befitting one to whom Sotheby’s owed much for his loyal support in the rooms over many years” (saleroom report in The Book Collector, Autumn 1993, pp.401-402; obituary in the Winter 1992 issue, pp.508-509). ¶ Annotated copy, partly priced.