14 June 2006
AGRICOLA, Georgius (1494-1555). De mensuris & ponderibus Romanorum atque Graecorum [and other works]. Basel: Froben and Bischof, 1550.
2o (315 x 212 mm). Woodcut printer's device on title and last leaf, woodcut initials. 18th-century half vellum and boards (light worming to spine and rubbing to edges).
Third edition of the first work, but accompanied by five other works, including De precio metallorum & monetis, which appear for the first time. Adams A-344.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Books and Manuscripts specialist Heather Pisani delves into intimate letters written by the sister of Orville and Wilbur Wright, offered in New York on 14 June
Composer Jeff Cohen and singer Pauline Texier bring Claude Debussy's recently rediscovered score for Hymnis back to life ahead of its sale in Paris
Mark Wiltshire, Associate Specialist in Science & Books, walks us through the history of Christianity’s most influential printed text
Axel Heinz, Winemaker and Estate Director at Masseto, discusses the ‘magic’ wine he creates from a portion of seven hectares in Bolgheri
Records achieved for 15 artists across a competitive auction week