Martin Breslauer (London)

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London, Martin Breslauer, 1947
(23.5 cm), 34 (2) pp., including plates I-III (on covers), text illustrations. 484 items; priced. Self-wrappers. - Includes (item 42, £105) the three-volume 1518-1519 Aldine Pontanus, in uniform Venetian morocco bindings, which had been acquired for £65 in the Dyson Perrins sale. The copy returned to the market in the Estelle Doheny sale, part IV, Christie’s 17-18 October 1988, and was re-purchased by B.H. Breslauer ($19,000). ¶ Wrappers not entirely fresh.
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