27 - 28 June 2006
[CHILDREN'S ALPHABET.] Nieuw Prenteboekje voor de lieve kleinen... Eerst [Tweede] stukje. Franeker: G. Ypma, .
2 volumes, 12o, uncut folded sheets (315 x 390 unfolded.) Each with 7 hand-colored woodcuts.
Two fine Dutch woodcut alphabets. With the lot is a copy of Kinderen Lazen Kinderen Lezen, Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum, 1958, in which this book is listed as item 10B-D. Two pages are illustrated on pl. II. The dating of the two volumes comes from this exhibition catalogue. (3)
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
This is one of only three such historic newspapers confirmed to still exist — and it is the first time that one of them has ever been offered at auction
A 360-degree view of important works from the Renaissance to the 20th century ahead of our four auctions in Paris this May, including a drawing from Tiepolo’s Punchinello series, illustrated books by Picasso and an 18th-century equinoctial sundial
Mark Wiltshire, Associate Specialist in Science & Books, walks us through the history of Christianity’s most influential printed text
Our Books and Manuscripts specialists advise on a richly rewarding and ever-evolving collectors’ market
With her high-piled ringlets, gold earrings and heavy black kohl, the woman portrayed in this funerary painting offers a glimpse of life almost 2,000 years ago
Hongmiao Shi gets the specialists’ perspectives on a quartet of precious artworks and objects available for immediate purchase