Sale 137 Lot 362
A collection of 14 facsimiles of various sizes, mainly consisting of facsimiles of medieval manuscripts.
The Belles Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry. By Millard Meiss and Elizabeth H. Beatson. New York: George Braziller, (1974). The Haggadah. Executed by Arthur Szyk. Jerusalem: "Massadah" and "Alumoth," 1962. Songs of Innocence. By William Blake. London: The Trianon Press, 1954. The Georgics. By Virgil, translated by John Dryden. New York: Heritage Press, (1953). The Journals of the Expedition Under the Command of Capt.s Lewis and Clark. Edited by Nicholas Biddle. New York: Heritage Press, (1962). Vol. 1. A Study of the Illuminated Books of William Blake: Poet, Printer, Prophet. By Geoffrey Keynes. London and Paris: The Trianon Press, (1964). Argonautica. Translated by Edward P. Coleridge. Athens: The Limited Editions Club, 1957. The Rohan Master. A Book of Hours. New York: George Braziller, (1973). Travels in Arabia Deserta. By Charles M. Doughty. New York: Heritage Press, (1953). The Smithsonian Book of Books. By Michael Olmert. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Books, 1992. The Book of Psalms. The Haymarket Press, 1930. The Hours of Catherine of Cleves. Introduction and commentaries by John Plummer. New York: George Braziller, n.d. A Book of Hours for Engelbert of Nassau: The Master of Mary of Burgundy. Introduction and Legends by J. J. G. Alexander. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, (1970). The Discoverie of Guiana, by Sir Walter Ralegh, 1596 and The Discoveries of the World, by Antonio Galvao, 1601, in one vol. Historical introductions by A. L. Rowse. Cleveland, Ohio: World Publishing, (1966).
Estimate $ 200-400
Property from the Estate of Jean M. Smirl, Waukesha, Wisconsin