[COLLECTION OF FIVE SOTHEBY & CO. AUCTION CATALOGUES].

[COLLECTION OF FIVE SOTHEBY & CO. AUCTION CATALOGUES].

(Auction).
  • (London): Sotheby & Co., 1963.
  • large 8vo.
  • cloth, leather spine label and paper labels for each sale taped on spine
  • variously paginated

Price: $101.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 77491

Auction catalogues. For sales held at Sotheby & Co. on the following dates in 1963:
-June 10: "Catalogue of Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures," (not in Blogie), 165 lots.
-June 11: "Catalogue of Valuable Printed Books, Autograph Letters, Literary and Musical Manuscripts," (Blogie III, 185), 170 lots.
-June 24: "Catalogue of The Distinguished Collection of Modern French Illustrated Books of the late M. Nicolas Rauch of Geneva," (Blogie III, 186), 174 lots.
-October 21: "Catalogue of Important Old Master Drawings," 169 lots.
-December 9: "Catalogue of Western and Oriental Manuscripts and Miniatures," (not in Blogie), 145 lots.
Well-illustrated in color and black-and-white. Highlights include Arabic illuminated manuscripts, sketches by Raphael, tenth-century illuminated Gospels, early editions of the plays of Shakespeare and signatures of famous musicians including Beethoven. From the reference library of H.P. Kraus.