CATALOGUE OF A VALUABLE COLLECTION OF BOOKS IN ALL CLASSES OF LITERATURE INCLUDING THE LIBRARY OF A GENTLEMAN
Sale held June 9-11, containing 1,073 lots. Not included in the List of Catalogues of English Book Sales 1676-1900 now in the British Museum. (1915).
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> JOHN RYDER, DESIGNER & ART DIRECTOR FOR THE BODLEY HEAD AN EXHIBITION AT THE BODLEIAN LIBRARY, 1974-75.
> Moll, June, BRITISH HERITAGE, EXHIBITION OF BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPTS AND ICONOGRAPHY FROM THE COLLECTIONS.
> THE BRITISH TRADITION ILLUSTRATED IN HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS, AUTOGRAPH AND ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, DRAWINGS AND PRINTED BOOKS..
THREE ADMIRABLE ACCIDENTS OF ANDREA DE PIERO.
by Boccaccio, Giovanni
First edition of 200 hand-numbered copies. With woodcut illustrations by Fritz Kredel. A "story of roguery" from the fourteenth century. A wonderful association item as this copy bears the following presentation at the top of the free endpaper "For John De Pol with friendly greetings from Joe Graves, Oct. 21st, 1955" and has John De Pol's bookplate on front pastedown. Four page prospectus loosely inserted.