CELEBRATED BOOK SALES

A SELECTION of Catalogues

from Celebrated Auction Sales

MAIN MENU COLLECTORS

MAJOR ABBEY'S 11TH, 1989
THE BROXBOURNE SALE 1977
J.R.RITMAN, ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS, SOTHEBY'S 2000 a small selction
ARPAD PLESCH, BOTANICAL COLLECTION, Sotheby's . three days
FRIEDLANDER LIBRARY 2001
KLOTZ Collection of Incunabula, Christies November 1994
INCUNABLES FROM THE SCHOYEN COLLECTION SOTHEBY'S 1991
SIMMONS AND CO, FILM DESIGN AND COSTUMES, SOTHEBY'S 1988
THE LIBRARY OF HENRY M. BLACKMER, SOTHEBY'S 1989
OTTO SCHAFER'S ITALIAN BOOKS, SOTHEBY'S 1994
THE HONEYMAN COLLECTION SCIENCE, SOTHEBY'S 1979
VON ECHT COLLECTION, INDIAN MINIATURES 1982
PHILIP ROBINSON, CHINESE BOOKS 1988
SAMMLUNG von GUTMAN March 1993
ENGLISH LITERATURE AND HISTORY, the estate of Dorothy Sayers, Sotheby's 2000
The Library of H.Bradley Martin, four galleries
The Library of Alan Thomas
THE C.E.KENNEY COLLECTION, primarily science and surveying, Sotheby's 1965-1968, seven parts
THE VAN VEEN COLLECTION OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS , Sotheby's three parts
HIGHLY IMPORTANT COLLECTION OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS, SIX PARTS, SOTHEBY'S 1974 ONWARDS
TRISTAN TZARA'S LIBRARY
THE GEORGE ABRAMS COLLECTION 1989
LIBRAIRIE SOURGET
THE DE BELDER COLLECTION OF BOTANICAL BOOKS Sotheby's 1987
ARTHUR B HOUGHTON COLLECTION
THE SCIENTIFIC LIBRARY OF THE LATE SOREN MADSEN 1996  
THE NAPOLEONIC LIBRARY OF THE LATE JOHN SANDLER
THE LIBRARY OF FREDERICK B. ADAMS Jr.

 

 

LIBRARIES

THE LIBRARY OF THE CHATEAU DE LA ROCHE-GUYON Sotheby's 1987
BOOKS FROM CHETHAM'S LIBRARY MANCHESTER, Christies 1980
COLLECTION of The Garden Limited (Milton, Joyce, Shakespeare etc)
THE SCOTT LIBRARY OF NAVIGATION AND MARINE SCIENCES
Incunabula from the Court Library Donaueschingen, Sotheby's 1994,

 

 

 

 

FOR SALE

GOLDSCHMIDT STOCK AND REFERENCE 1993
GEMS FROM SIMON FINCH
L'ART ANCIEN, ZURICH, Gothic and Renaissance Book Illustration, 3 galleries 1953
THE BOOK AS ART I 1995 SOTHEBY'S NEW YORK , FIRST SELECTION
THE BOOK AS ART I 1995 SOTHEBY'S NEW YORK , SECOND SELECTION
THE BOOK AS ART II 1995 SOTHEBY'S NEW YORK , FIRST SELECTION
THE BOOK AS ART II 1995 SOTHEBY'S NEW YORK , SECOND SELECTION
THE BOOK AS ART II 1995 SOTHEBY'S NEW YORK ,
VIENNA 1900 MAINLY GRAPHICS AND ILLUSTRATED BOOKS

 

MAGGS BROTHERS LONDON

GEMS FROM MAGGS 1393
MAGGS English Verse and Dramatic Poetry 1929
MAGGS 500TH 1928
MAGGS CENTENARY 1953

 

 

Celebrated Art Auction Sales

MAGRITTE STUDIO SALE 1987
CELEBRATED MAX ERNST COLLECTION 1987
PICASSO CERAMICS, CHRISTIES' 1991
THE KEIR COLLECTION OF MEDIEVAL WORKS OF Art 1997
THE WALTER AMSTUTZ COLLECTION OF JAPANESE AND CHINESE PRINTS
THE KUHNE COLLECTION OF KABUKI PRINTS, Sotheby's 1993
THE BUTE COLLECTION Christie's July 1996 (William Burges link, Toby Jugs, Plates and Paul Sandby)
THE JACOBUS KLAVER COLLECTION OF DUTCH OLD MASTER DRAWINGS SOTHEBY'S 1994
THE ELTON JOHN COLLECTION in four parts