Highly important printed books, manuscripts and bindings : Including the first book printed in English, by William Caxton (Bruges: 1473) (catalogue for an auction conducted by Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 23 June 1993)
London, Christie, Manson & Woods, 1993
(27 cm), 272 (16) pp., illustrations (some in colour, folding). 252 lots. List of prices realised loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Contains “duplicates” from the library of Beriah Botfield (1807-1863), removed from Longleat House, Wiltshire (lots 51-69). Saleroom report in The Book Collector, Autumn 1993, p.402. ¶ Annotated copy, partly priced.