I.Lot Details
TypeBooks and Manuscripts
Estimate$100 — $200
II.Condition Report
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III.Auction Details
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Fine Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

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November 6, 2019 / 10:00am CT


Sale  697
Lot   336
[NONESUCH PRESS]. FONTENELLE, Bernard le Bovier de (1657-1757). A Plurality of Worlds. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1929.

8vo. Headpieces printed in color and gold, title-page printed in red and black. Original limp vellum gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut (slight soiling); original slipcase (some wear to extremities).

LIMITED EDITION, number 332 of 1,200 copies, designed by Francis Meynell, printed at the Curwen Press; described by Meynell to Bennett Cerf at Random House as "a little peach of a book." 

Property from the Estate of Lucia von Borisini Batten, Sold to Benefit the Albuquerque Museum Foundation
  • Estimate$100 - $200

Sold for $63

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