Important manuscripts and printed books (catalogue of an auction sale conducted by Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 7 June 2000)
London, Christie, Manson & Woods, 2000
(27 cm), 204 (4) pp., 1 folded leaf, illustrations (some in colour). 154 lots. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Highlights of the sale were lot 7, the Molé–Boucherat Book of Hours (Troyes, c. 1420), sold to Tenschert for £300,000; and lot 73, 52 proof sheets of Du côté de chez Swann, which made £600,000 (catalogue descriptions of lots 73-74 also issued in separate catalogue: “Marcel Proust: Du côté de chez Swann”). Saleroom report in The Book Collector, Autumn 2000, p.407. ¶ Annotated. No Price list.