London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
BIBLE, in Hebrew. Amsterdam: J. Jansson, 1639. 3 parts. Engraved title (top margins lightly waterstained throughout, title a trifle browned). Darlow and Moule 5127. [Bound with:] He kaine diatheke [graecè]. Novum testamentum. Ibid., 1639. Woodcut device on title, half title (light waterstaining). [And:] Wing 2431. 3 works in one volume, 8°. Contemporary calf gilt (rebacked, very rubbed). Provenance: Repton School (18th-century inscriptions and book-label).
NEW TESTAMENT, in Greek. Tes kaines diathekes hapanta [graecè]. Cambridge: John Field, 1665. 12°. Woodcut device on title (stain in lower margins). Contemporary sprinkled calf (rubbed). Provenance: Thomas Fisher (3 inscriptions, one dated 1754 at Repton). Wing B2733.
And 12 others similar. (14)
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.
Highlights from more than 50 letters Leonard Cohen wrote to his muse and lover, offering insights into his life and his art
Letters, manuscripts, objects and more that trace a path from Darwin to the 20th century’s great theoretical physicists
Harry Seymour continues his new weekly round-up of star performers from the past seven days in Christie’s salerooms
Wine specialist Charles Foley tells the colourful story of a wine steeped in Burgundian tradition, ahead of a rare case being offered in London in June