Item #31862 Catalogue of the Well-Known Collection of Fine Illuminated and Other Manuscripts . . . Formed by the Late John Meade Falkner, Esq. at Divinity House, Durham. Sotheby, Co.
Catalogue of the Well-Known Collection of Fine Illuminated and Other Manuscripts . . . Formed by the Late John Meade Falkner, Esq. at Divinity House, Durham

Catalogue of the Well-Known Collection of Fine Illuminated and Other Manuscripts . . . Formed by the Late John Meade Falkner, Esq. at Divinity House, Durham

London: Sotheby & Co., 1932. First edition. Soft cover. 78p + many plates, some folding. No prices realized. Good (some handling wear). Item #31862

Auction catalogue of 487 lots, including also "rare early service books, incunables and other valuable printed books." Dozens of early printed works, manuscripts, and manuscript leaves (missals, horae, etc.). Includes the largest known Caxton (The Golden Legend). Falkner was a successful businessman, paleographer, librarian, and novelist (Moonfleet). Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $40.00

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