London, South Kensington
16 February 2001
BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF WILLIAM FOYLE
BAIF, Lazare de. Annotationes in legem II, de captiuis & postliminio reveris, in quibus tractatur de re navali, Basel: Hieronymus Froben and Nicolaus Episcopius, 1537. 4 parts in one volume, 4°, 32 woodcut illustrations, including 27 full-page (mansucript ink drawing on a4 verso causing slight loss of text on recto but text recoverable, light marginal worming towards the end, slightly affecting text of index, lightly browned and spotted throughout), 20th-century red calf-backed boards (spine faded); red morocco bookplate of W. A. Foyle, Beeleigh Abbey. FIRST EDITION of this commentary on a law of Marcellus in the 49th book of the Pandects. Adams B35; BL STC German, p. 62.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT will be charged on the hammer price, but VAT at 17.5% will be added to the buyer's premium which is invoiced on a VAT inclusive basis.
From Connecticut to Kent in southeast England, homes with links to such classic works as Desire under the Elms, Lord of the Flies and The Deep Blue Sea
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him