John F. Fleming, Inc. (New York)

[Stock catalogues, hors série] Rare books, manuscripts and autograph letters: continental books, English literature and history, American literature and history, the American Indian, Virginia and her illustrious sons

New York, John Fleming Inc. ("Printed in England by W.S. Cowell Ltd"), 1961
(27 cm), 167 pp., [5] leaves of plates. 511 items. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - Catalogue of stock offered by John F. Fleming (1910-1987), including a Jenson Bible on vellum (the Hanrott–Hoe–Baldwin copy; item 26, $12,500), a Shakespeare first quarto, Much adoe about nothing, 1600 (the Roxburghe–Heber–Vernon–Holford copy; item 277, $65,000); Pigafetta’s account of Magellan’s voyages, 1525 (the Chatsworth copy; item 421, $45,000); and a collection of books and documents labelled “Virginia and her illustrious sons” which incorporates the Samuel Wharton–Fetherstonhaugh archive, from Uppark House, Hants (items 484-511, price on request). ¶ Wrappers slightly worn along spine; otherwise a good, unmarked copy.