London, South Kensington
1 June 2009
TRITHEMIUS, Johannes (1462-1516). De proprietate monachorum. [Paris:] Denis Roce, [c.1505]. 8° (127 x 89mm). Woodcut printer's device on title, criblé initials. Brown morocco gilt, tooled to a Renaissance design by Lortic, brown morocco lines, silk and marbled endleaves. Provenance: Alfred Trapnell (bookplate). RARE: only two institutional copies traced (Morgan Library and Troyes). Moreau I, 1505, no.185; Pell Ms. 11190; Arnoult 1441.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.
Ahead of Christie's inaugural European Paintings auction on 31 October, Arne Everwijn discusses Courbet’s radical nudes
Christie’s Islamic Art specialist Xavier Fournier explains all you need to know about these exquisite embroidered panels