Christie, Manson & Woods Ltd (London)

Valuable Continental books and fine bindings, mainly Italian (catalogue for an auction sale conducted by Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 3 April 1996)

London, Christie, Manson & Woods, 1996
(26.5 cm), 163 (1) pp., illustrations (some in colour). 264 lots. List of prices realised loosely inserted. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Includes the J.A. Spranger copy of the 1495-1498 Aldine Aristotle, in harmonious, near-contemporary Swiss bindings (ex-Sotheby’s, 21 November 1989, lot 11, £242,000; ex-Max Favia del Core sale, Lugano, 19 June 1995, lot 11, unsold), bought here by Wolfgang Kaiser, £161,000. ¶ Annotated copy, partly priced
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