Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
San Francisco, CA, United States
DoneThu, May 28, 2015 6:00 PM GMT
Rare Books & Manuscripts with Roycroft
A select catalogue of just under 300 lots of rare books, manuscripts, photographs and related materials. The sale includes the superb collection of fine books printed and bound by the Roycrofters of East Aurora, New York, gathered over several decades by Paulette and Stephen Modiano, one of the finest Roycroft collections in private hands. The offering ranges from early printed monuments such as the Nuremberg Chronicle of Hartmann Schedel, 1493, to a book by John Lennon signed by all four Beatles, with early historical works, fine bindings, illuminated manuscripts, color plate books, landmarks of science, alchemical and occult works, important literature, travel, Americana, and much more.