Title: FINE BOOKS
Date: April 12, 2012
Time: 10:30 AM
Exhibition: Sat., Apr. 7, 10-4
Mon., Apr. 9, 10-6
Tues., Apr. 10, 10-6
Wed., Apr. 11, 10-6
Contact Person: Tobias Abeloff
Coinciding with the New York Antiquarian Book Fair, highlights from this annual sale include:
Vellum bifolium with text of Ephesians 4:9-25 and Philippians 1:14-2:2, in Greek, Eastern Mediterranean, circa 1000 A.D., shown top left.
Boydell's Picturesque Scenery of Norway, by William Tooke, with 80 hand-colored aquatint plates by John William Edy, circa 1828.
A selection of Incunabula, or books printed in the 15th century, including two of seven volumes of Sermones de tempore [de sanctis], the first printed edition of the sermons of St. Augustine, 1495.
Caius Julius Solinus, Joannis Camertis . . . In C. Julii Solini Polyistora enarrationes, Vienna, 1520. Bound with Pomponius Mela, Libri de situ orbis tres, Vienna, 1518.
Sonia Delunay & Jacques Damase's L'Alphabet, with 27 lithograph plates after original gouaches by Delaunay, Milan, 1969.