Copenhagen: (Arne Bruun Rasmussen), 1968. large 8vo. stiff paper wrapper. 256 pages. Auction catalogue from the sale of the book collection of Peter Jensens on 29 October 1968. Well-illustrated with many images of text pages, titles, frontispieces, and bindings from the more than 1300 lots, mostly in the area of Danish literature. Taped inside the front cover is the separately staple-bound prospectus with lot numbers and starting prices. Loosely inserted is a commemorative book label..... READ MORE about GROSSERER PETER JENSENS BOGSAMLING
(Chelsea, U.K.): Carey & Claridge, Ltd., 1965-1968. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. 103,155,110,84,99,99,123,79 pages. 8 volumes. Eight volume catalogue of the auction sale of the collection of C.A.Kenney, 1965-1968. Black and white plates and illustrations throughout. Part 1-May 10-11, 1965, trade and economics, geography, navigation and surveying, dictionaries and social history, lots 1 to 555 (Blogie, Vol. III, 202). Part II-October 18-20, 1965, trade and economics, geography, navigation, maps, surveying, and social history, lots 556 to..... READ MORE about CATALOGUE OF THE CELEBRATED COLLECTION THE PROPERTY OF C.E. KENNEY, ESQ., F.S.A., F.R.I.C.S
New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1942. small 4to. sewn, stiff paper wrappers. (x), 110 pages. Auction catalogue for sale of 400 lots from the Ballard collection on January 21/22, 1942, by order of the executors of his estate. The Philadelphia lawyer Ellis A. Ballard (1861-1938), an acquaintance of A. Edward Newton, collected from all stages of Rudyard Kipling's career. Some lesser writings of Kipling actually appeared in book form for the first time in Ballard's 1936..... READ MORE about THE RENOWNED COLLECTION OF FIRST EDITIONS, AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, AND MANUSCRIPTS OF RUDYARD KIPLING,...
Dont la Vente Aura Lieu Les Vendredi 17 et Samedi 18 Mai 1878
Paris: Adolphe Labitte, 1878. 8vo. marbled paper-covered boards, paper spine label. (ii), 37+(1) pages. Dont la Vente Aura Lieu Les Vendredi 17 et Samedi 18 Mai 1878. Text in French. Catalogue of 393 books in the auction on May 17th and 18th, 1878. Catalogue not in Blogie. A loosely laid-in plate indicates that this copy came from the reference library and stock of H.P. Kraus. Boards worn, cracked at head and tail of spine.READ MORE about CATALOGUE DE LIVRES FRANÇAIS BIEN CONDITIONNÉS COMPOSANT LA BIBLIOTHÈQUE DE M. B
Collection formée par un amateur. Livres, lettres autographes, manuscrits, documents
(Paris: René Laurin, Yannick Guilloux, et Eric Buffetaud), 1973. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers. unpaginated. Collection formée par un amateur. Livres, lettres autographes, manuscrits, documents. Text in French. Catalogue of an auction held February 21, 1973. Lists and describes 161 books and documents. Includes ten black-and-white illustrations. List of price estimations laid-in. Wrappers lightly worn and soiled.READ MORE about VALERY LARBAUD
Paris: Hotel Drouot, 1968. small 4to. sewn, stiff paper wrappers, dust jacket. (58); (42) pages. 2 volumes. Blogie 396 & 398. catalogues for auction in April and November of 1968 of 255 and 179 lots from the collection of "L.L.": First editions, limited editions, fine bindings, illustrated books, etc. of the 19th and 20th centuries. 12 plates + cover illustrations.READ MORE about BIBLIOTHEQUE L. L[ARIVIERE
Paris: Henri Leclerc, 1922. large and regular 8vo. quarter cloth, marbled paper-covered boards with leather spine labels, original paper wrappers bound in. 127+(1); 45,(5); 80+(1) pages. 3 volumes. Auction catalogues. For sales held by Henri Leclerc on the following dates: 1--Catalogue de Livres Anciens et de Livres Modernes...Appartenant à Plusiers Amateurs. November 18-22. 782 lots. 2--Catalogue de Livres Anciens et de Modernes...la Plupart Illustrés Appartenant à Divers Amateurs. May 13. 167 lots. 3--Catalogue de Livres..... READ MORE about COLLECTION OF THREE 1922 LECLERC AUCTION CATALOGUES
Livres illustrés modernes, prestigieuses reliures, Editions originales, Manuscrits.
Paris: Loudmer, 1996. small 4to. paper-covered boards. Not paginated. Livres illustrés modernes, prestigieuses reliures, Editions originales, Manuscrits. Auction sale with color illustrations throughout. Three page biographical sketch of this collector by Francois Chapon. 287 lots. One corner bumped.READ MORE about ALEXANDRE LOEWY (1906-1995), UN LIBRAIRE DANS LE SIÈCLE
9 volumes bound in 1.
Münich, Wien, Stuttgart: various booksellers, n.d. 8vo. stiff paper wrappers bound into single quarter cloth with paper-covered boards. (ii), 16;(ii), 142;(ii), 57;(ii), 24;17--42;(ii), 118;(iv), 30;(vi), iv, 94, (vi);137;(viii), 71+(1) pages. 9 volumes bound in 1. This collection of nine bookseller sales catalogues compiles works by and related to Martin Luther and the Reformation. Includes catalogues issued by Ludwig Rosenthal, Julius Weises, J. Halle, Jacques Rosenthal and others. A few catalogues illustrated with woodcuts. Loose bookplate..... READ MORE about VARIOUS BOOKSELLER CATALOGUES OF LUTERANA
Provenant De La Bibliotheque De M.A.E.L.
Paris: Ch. Porquet, 1886. 8vo. original stiff paper wrappers. (viii), 79 pages. Provenant De La Bibliotheque De M.A.E.L. Text in French. Sale with 398 lots. (Blogie II, 179). Soiling to the wrappers. Chipping to the edges and spine, with some paper loss. Pages unopened.READ MORE about CATALOGUE DE BONS LIVRES LA PLUPART RELIES EN MAROQUIN ANCIEN
New York: Sotheby's, 1989-1990. small 4to. cloth, paper cover labels. Nine volumes. The complete set of this magnificent sale including the more elusive fourth volume which describes the sale held in Monaco. Sales devoted to Audubon, ornithology, Selby, French literature, American literature, Americana, English literature and illuminated manuscripts. Filled with illustrations. With prices realized loosely inserted in each volume along with the prospectus to the sale and some other pieces of related ephemera. Volumes one..... READ MORE about THE LIBRARY OF H. BRADLEY MARTIN
New York: Sotheby's, 1989-1990. small 4to. cloth, paper cover labels. 9 volumes. A set of this magnificent sale including the more elusive fourth volume which describes the sale held in Monaco. Sales devoted to Audubon, ornithology, Selby, French literature, American literature, Americana, English literature and illuminated manuscripts. Filled with illustrations.READ MORE about THE LIBRARY OF H. BRADLEY MARTIN
Catalogue 116 including a remarkable collection of drawings and proofs by Cochin gathered by the artist himself and with his own notes
Takeley, UK: Elkin Mathews Ltd., (early 20th century). 4to. envelope, catalogue inside has stiff paper wrappers. (i), 17 + (1) pages in catalogue. Catalogue 116 including a remarkable collection of drawings and proofs by Cochin gathered by the artist himself and with his own notes. Catalogue 116 and a folder with Plates 1 to 46 (XLVI) are included together in an envelope addressed to Dr. P K Randeria. Charles-Nicolas Cochin was one of the primary..... READ MORE about A FURTHER COLLECTION OF DRAWINGS MADE FOR BOOK ILLUSTRATIONS