Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc. (New York)

Printed books and manuscripts including science, early Continental literature from the collection of Henri Burton; the properties of John B. Vallantyne, the descendants of Henri Burton, the University of Chicago Library, Mrs. Harrison D. Horblit, the Lord’s New Church, Pennsylvania, the Hon J. William Middendorf II, Wadsworth Library (catalogue for an auction conducted by Christie, Manson & Woods, New York, 22 April 1994)

New York, Christie, Manson & Woods International Inc., 1994
(27 cm), 155 (9) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 177 lots. List of prices realised loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Highlights of the “Early Continental literature from the collection of Henri Burton” (lots 74-177) were the c. 1480 Augsburg Aesop (lot 75, $189,500) and the 1548 first collected edition of Rabelais, Gargantua and Pantagruel (lot 165, $178,500), both from the Lebeuf de Montgermont and Rahir libraries. Other sales of books and manuscripts from the collection of Henri Burton (1896-1968) were conducted by Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, 23 May 1978; and by Sotheby’s, New York, 11 June 2013. ¶ Annotated copy,