Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Private Treasure from Greece and the Levant

Sotheby's: "Greece and the Levant: A Private Library"
First edition, by Guillaume Abel Blouet:

3 volumes bound in 4 (volume 3 bound in two parts), large folio (600 x 420mm.), 3 half-titles, 3 engraved additional titles, and 262 plates, 5 coloured by hand, 6 double-page or folding, many showing two or more subjects, contemporary half calf gilt.

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Auctioned in London on 13 November 2008
15,000—20,000 GBP
Lot Sold. Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium: 39,650 GBP

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