Item #31827 Bibliotheca Phillippica; Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Manuscripts Formed by the Late Sir Thomas Phillipps . . . New Series: Second Part. Sotheby, Co.
Bibliotheca Phillippica; Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Manuscripts Formed by the Late Sir Thomas Phillipps . . . New Series: Second Part

Bibliotheca Phillippica; Catalogue of the Celebrated Collection of Manuscripts Formed by the Late Sir Thomas Phillipps . . . New Series: Second Part

London: Sotheby & Co., 1956. First edition. Stapled soft cover. 125p + a few plates, 1 folding and 1 in color. Very good (base of spine chipped). Item #31827

Auction catalogue of a wide variety of manuscripts and maps, all described in detail--561 lots in all. The sale was held on June 27-28, 1956. See photo 2 for a summary of the contents, including alchemy, science, letters and royal household accounts, geography, "an important collection on the history of the Philippine Islands," and the "manuscript of Caxton's translation of Ovid's Metamorphoses, Books 1-9, 1480." Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $25.00

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