Title: EARLY PRINTED, MEDICAL & SCIENTIFIC BOOKS
Date: October 17, 2011
Time: 1:30 PM
Exhibition: Thurs., Oct. 13, 10-6
Fri., Oct. 14, 10-6
Sat., Oct. 15, 10-4
Mon., Oct. 17, 10-noon
Contact Person: Tobias Abeloff
Highlights of this sale included:
Cristóbal de Morales's Missarum liber primus, second edition of the first volume, Lyon, 1546. First time at auction; sold for $33,600.
One of 4 known copies of the 1555 Salamanca Biblia Sacra, an edition of the Vulgate suppressed by the Inquisition. First time at auction, sold for $28,800.
Benjamin Franklin and William Heberden's Some Account of the Success of Inoculation for the Small-Pox in England and America, first edition, London, 1759. Sold for an auction record of $15,600.
A Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary, or Officium beatissime virginis Marie con li officij ordinati de ciaschun tempo, Venice, circa 1525. Sold for $10,800.
The Byble, a Matthew Bible, combining the Tyndale and Coverdale translations, edited by John Rogers under the pseudonym Thomas Matthew. London, 1549. Sold for $8,400.