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Pomona Italiana 60 beautiful color plates
Knorr's Conchology with 190 hand-colored platesPerishable Press Whitman Sampler Jim Lee Woodcuts
San Francisco, CA, United States
DoneThu, Apr 6, 2017 6:00 PM UTC

Fine Books with Science & Medicine

More than 500 lots of fine books, ephemera, and other material including early printed books, color plate books, Fine Press books, and many scientific and medical works. Highlights of the sale include Gallessio?s Pomona Italiana and Knorr?s Conchology, both with many stunning colored plates; a large collection of finely printed works from Walter Hamady?s Perishable Press, including a complete set of all 8 Gabberjabb books and many other of the rarest books of the press; early editions or Erasmus, La Fontaine, La Rochefoucauld, Voltaire, and other classics; the remarkable DNA collection assembled by bookseller Samuel Hessel; and a large selection of scientific and medical writings from the inventory of Edwin V. Glaser. Following the cataloged lots will be more than 200 lots offered without reserve.