DoneFri, Oct 15, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
New York, NY, USA
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Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

Christie's Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts Including Americana auction in New York features a curated selection of works representing over 500 years of history and the book arts. The material on offer ranges from incunabula and other early printing, masterpieces of cartography from both Europe and Asia, landmarks of science and intellectual history, and both printed and manuscript Americana material from the 18th to the 20th centuries and much more. Highlights include the first edition of Johannes Kepler's groundbreaking Astronomia nova, a beautiful early hand-colored edition of Abraham Ortelius's Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, the mammoth Napoleonic Description de l'Egypte as well as other illustrated works documenting the history of archaeology, first editions of the key works of modern thinkers like Thomas Malthus and Darwin, and an important group of Chinese maps. IMPORTANT NOTICE Collection of property and shipping property to and from certain destinations is currently being impacted by the Coronavirus. Collection or shipment of your purchase will commence when circumstances permit. Quotes issued and expected delivery dates may be subject to change and there may be delays to the fulfilment of your shipment. Christie's is monitoring the situation and will keep you informed should circumstances relating to your quote and/or shipment change. .
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