Complete Set

CATALOGUE OF VALUABLE PRINTED BOOKS AND FINE BINDINGS FROM THE CELEBRATED COLLECTION, THE PROPERTY OF MAJOR J.R. ABBEY.

(Abbey, J.R.).

Ten volumes.

  • London: Sotheby's, 1965-1989.
  • small 4to.
  • original boards except parts five and six which are in the original paper wrappers.

Price: $450.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 25725

First ten volumes of these auction catalogues describing this magnificent collection (lacks the 11th volume which was issued in 1989). Contains one of the best selections of bookbindings and books about bookbindings ever sold at auction. Hundreds of plates of illustrations. Prices realized in all volumes except volume eight. Covers of volume 9 have been laminated. Volume 10 is a duplicate from the Library of Congress and has stamps.