Important early printed literature, science and medicine from a private European library (catalogue of an auction sale conducted by Christie, Manson & Woods, London, 20 November 2002)
London, Christie, Manson & Woods, 2002
(27 cm), 245 pp., illustrations (some in colour). 206 lots. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - “High estimates prevented more than half the Barnevik incunables from selling… Among those that did were the editio princeps of Homer in a fine Bozerian binding (£100,000, 19th Century, $180,000 in the Nakles sale)” (from saleroom report in The Book Collector, Spring 2003, p.78). ¶ Annotated copy, partly priced.