Catalogue of the ... library of C. Fairfax Murray, esq. ...
sold by auction by Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods ...
|Main Author:||Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919.|
[London, Printed by W. Clowes and Sons, Ltd., 1917-]
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100 copies were privately printed of a Catalogue of the French books on fine paper richly illustrated, 1910, in two volumes, and of a Catalogue of the German books, 1913; both compiled by Hugh W. Davis. The collections embrace the periods from 1475-1692, and 1455-1680 respectively.
[Pt. 2] Catalogue of the second portion of the library ... comprising early printed books of France, Italy and Spain, and general literature, many in fine bindings, publications of the Kelmscott press, etc. ... sold by auction ... March 18, 1918, and three following days. 1918.
Index of presses and printers: p. 125-128.
[Pt. 1] Catalogue of a magnificent collection of rare early printed German books, collected chiefly for their illustrations and mostly in fine bindings, including five block books; forming the first portion of the library ... sold by auction ... December 10, 1917, and two following days. 1917.
Priced in margin.
front., plates, facsims. (part fold.)
26 x 16 cm.
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