Item #30103 Catalogue of a Collection of Very Important Illuminated Manuscripts & Fine Printed Horae, with a Few Early Illustrated Books. Sotheby and Co.
Catalogue of a Collection of Very Important Illuminated Manuscripts & Fine Printed Horae, with a Few Early Illustrated Books

Catalogue of a Collection of Very Important Illuminated Manuscripts & Fine Printed Horae, with a Few Early Illustrated Books

London: Sotheby, 1926. First edition. Glued paperbound + stapled section. 72p (204 fully described lots) + a stapled-in section of 27 collotype plates (some folding) and frontispiece. Ca. bottom 1 1/2 inch of backstrip chipped away. Stapled gatherings split in one place. Item #30103

Sale of the magnificent collection formed in the 19th century by Henri Auguste Brolemann and being sold by his great-granddaughter and heiress, Madame Etienne Mallet (Blanche Bontou). It was held May 4 and 5, 1926. A highlight was a 10th-century Southern German or Swiss Gospel lectionary. Many other treasures, going into the 18th century, which are still discussed and researched today. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $75.00

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