Highly important incunabula, bibles, early Greek printing and colour-plate books from Beriah Botfield’s library: sold by order of the trustees of the Bath Settled Estates (catalogue for an auction conducted by Christie's, London, 30 March 1994)
London, Christie, Manson & Woods, 1994
(30 cm), 214 (14) pp., illustrations (most in colour, some folding). 93 lots. List of prices realised loosely inserted. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. - Books from the library of Beriah Botfield (1807-1863) had been offered (anonymously) by Christie’s, as “Highly important printed books, manuscripts and bindings”, London, 23 June 1993 (252 lots). A further sale was conducted by Christie’s on 13 June 2002, “Printed books and manuscripts from Beriah Botfield’s library at Longleat” (216 lots). ¶ Unmarked copy.