Catalogue of printed books : relating to bibliography, prints, drawings and cartography; painters and engravers; natural history; travel and topography (catalogue for an auction conducted by Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 5 October 1995)
London, Bloomsbury Book Auctions, 1995
(21 cm), 47 (1) pp. 412 lots. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes property of the bookseller Mario Max Witt (né Wittkower; husband of Fiametta Olschki Witt, the granddaughter of L.S. Olschki), “the final guttering of the flame of the once mighty rare book house of Olschki” (John Walwyn Jones). Also sold was the reference library of the print- and mapseller Robert Douwma (died 2006), erstwhile partner of Ben Weinreb, which included imperfect sets of Hollstein (lots 268-269, £4000 each). ¶ Annotated copy, partly priced.