[Stock catalogues, hors série] Descriptions of three miniatures, four manuscripts and ten printed books of the first importance
London, Bernard Quaritch Ltd, 1948
(25 cm), 10 pp., folding frontispiece and 8 folding plates (pls.I-IX; pls.VII-VIII on same leaf). 17 items; priced. Publisher’s printed wrappers. - A remarkable catalogue, offering the Solar–Crawford–Landau copy of the Catholicon (item 1, £9500), the Crawford–Landau 1466 Strassburg Bible in German (item 4, £5000), the Earl of Dysart–Ham House copy of Caxton’s Cordyale 1479 (item 7, £4000), and the holograph manuscript of Sir Philip Sidney’s “Defence of the Earl of Leicester” 1584 (item 14, £2500). ¶ Trivial pencil mark on upper wrapper; otherwise in perfect state of preservation.