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Catalogue of printed books comprising first editions of ... 19th century and modern authors

Sotheby & Co. (London, England)

Catalogue of printed books comprising first editions of ... 19th century and modern authors

Golden Cockerel and Nonesuch Press books : a collection of the works of Rudyard Kipling, the property of Mrs. N. Ballard : art books, the property of Frederick G. Willis : the property of the late A.D. Passmore : the property of the late Princess L. Malcolm ... including the property of A.E. Bryant and an extensive collection of Judaica and Hebraica which will be sold by auction

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    Subjects:
  • Ballard, N., -- Mrs. -- Library -- Catalogs,
  • Kipling, Rudyard, -- 1865-1936 -- Bibliography -- Catalogs,
  • Catalogs, Booksellers" -- England -- London,
  • English literature -- First editions -- Bibliography -- Catalogs,
  • Private presses -- First editions -- Catalogs,
  • Rare books -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Messrs. Sotheby & Co. ... days of sale: Monday, May 25th, 1959, and two following days.
    GenreCatalogs., Bibliography
    ContributionsBallard, N. Mrs., Croom-Johnson, Norman, former owner., Colt Kipling Collection (Library of Congress)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ999 .S7 May 25-27, 1959
    The Physical Object
    Pagination110 p. ;
    Number of Pages110
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18285766M
    LC Control Number2008570166

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    Catalogue of printed books: comprising English literature and Continental books of the 16th to 20th century ; books on art and artists, architecture, arms and armour, costume, furniture, glass, porcelain, chess, horsemanship, travel and topography, natural history and science ; books from the Asphodel, Auchinleck, Caradoc, Cranach, Curwen. Stationary, diaries, calendars, letters, art supplies, newspaper, periodicals, and greeting cards could all be found at in late 19th century bookstores. 4 In other words, much like what you would expect in a modern shop. Like books, holiday greeting cards were originally priced as luxuries.

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