Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
San Francisco, CA, United States
DoneThu, Nov 21, 2013 7:00 PM GMT
Sale 520: Fine & Rare Books
Section I: Fine & Rare Books, Lots 1-194 Section II: Fine Bindings & Sets, Lots 195-307 Section III: Fine Press Books, Lots 308-407 Section IV: Prints & Photographs, Lots 408-438 Over 400 lots of fine, rare, and unusual material, from 12th century Biblical manuscripts to modern fine printings, with important landmarks of science and literature, rare color plate books, historic Americana, early travel narratives, and much more. The Fine Bindings & Sets section presents over one hundred examples of the craft, from individual masterpieces to handsome literary sets. The Fine Press Books include a large selection of Limited Editions Club publications, plus rarities from the Kelmscott Press, Derrydale Press and others. The fine prints feature creations by Leonard Baskin, Erté, David Lance Goines, Jonathan Green, Edward Hagedorn, and other artists.