[LEAF BOOKS.]
Lot 1012
[LEAF BOOKS.]
Sold for US$ 2,700 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Early Printed Material & Illuminated Manuscripts
[LEAF BOOKS.]
9 volumes:
1. A Leaf From The 1611 King James Bible With "The Noblest Monument of English Prose" By John Livingston Lowes & "The Printing of The King James Bible" By Louis I. Newman. San Francisco: Grabhorn Press for the Book Club of California, 1937. Limited edition, one of 300 copies, with a leaf from I. Kings.
2. Fahey, Herbert & Peter. Parchment and Vellum. San Francisco: 1940. Illustrated with vellum and parchment samples. Full vellum, slipcase.
3. Pattison, Mark. The Estiennes. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1949. Limited edition, one of 50 large paper copies with three exemplar leaves tipped in.
4. Grabhorn, Robert. A Short Account of the Life and Work of Wynkyn de Worde With a Leaf from the Golden Legend Printed By Him At the Sign of The Sun in Fleet Street, London, The Year 1527. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1949. Limited edition, one of 375 copies bound with an original leaf.
5. Hall, Basil. The Great Polyglot Bibles, Including a Leaf from the Complutensian of Alcala, 1514-17. San Francisco: Allen Press for the Book Club of California, 1966. Limited edition, one of 400 copies with an original leaf.
6. Booth, Stephen. The Book Called Holinshed's Chronicles: An Account of Its Inception, Purpose, Contributors, Contents, Publication, Revision, and Influence on William Shakespeare. [San Francisco]: The Book Club of California, 1968. Limited edition, one of 500 copies bound with an original leaf.
7. Wikgren, Allen P. A Leaf from the First Edition of the First Complete Bible in English: The Coverdale Bible, 1535. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1974. Limited edition, one of 425 copies bound with an original leaf.
8. Spartano, Philip J. & Chad J. Flake. The Brescia Dante, With a Leaf from the Illustrated Edition of 1487 Printed by Boninus de Boninis. [Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, 1975.] Limited edition, #19 of 50 copies bound with an original leaf bearing a full-page woodcut illustration.
9. Bliss, Carey S. A Leaf from the 1583 Rembert Dodoens Herbal Printed by Christopher Plantin. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1977. Limited edition, one of 385 copies bound with an original leaf.
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