22 - 23 March 2005
LANDAU, Baron Horace de (1824-1903) -- Five sales catalogues, bound in 2 volumes. London, Zurich and Florence, 1948-1949.
5 parts in 2 volumes, 8o (244 x 180 mm). Later green buckram, original printed wrappers preserved.
A complete set of the five auction sales including a set of all four Shakespeare folios (sold in one lot) and the famous psalter of Bonne of Luxembourg, bought by Martin Bodmer and now in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Contains: All three Sotheby's catalogues, complete with their respective price lists (12 July 1948; 17 October 1949; 31 October 1949), The Zürich sale (jointly organized by L'Art Ancien and Haus der Bücher) from 13 October 1948, and the Florence sale by Hoepli, 16 June 1949. (2)
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