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The medical library of Dr Meyer Friedman

by Friedman, Meyer, MD, 1910-2001

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2001
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New York, 2001 ¶ Only edition of this landmark catalogue: "[In] a charged salesroom, the Medical Library of Dr. Meyer Friedman brought an outstanding $5.8 million, double its high estimate of $2.9 million. The combination of provenance, quality and rarity resulted in frenzied bidding on numerous occasions, driving many prices to multiples of their high estimates. The… Read more
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Hilversum (The Netherlands): The Paper Publications Society, 1962     ¶ ONLY EDITION, published -- happily -- in English at the behest of E. J. Labarre. VERY SCARCE: The subscribers' list accounts for 247 copies, which were taken mostly by institutional libraries.   ||| Collation: In 8s (310 x 230 mm): 361 leaves, paginated [i-ii blank] [iii-vi] vii-xxix [xxx], [1-2] 3-196, (chi)[1-388], 197-297 [298] [299 addenda] [300-304… Read more
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Printed books and manuscripts, including printing history and reference

by Christie's (New York: Christie's East, 2001.12.11)

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2001
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New York, 2001   ¶ Only edition. 522 lots; including property from the late Sir Rex and Lady Harrison, Walter J. Johnson Inc, Francis Lewis Randolph, and the Estate of Andrée Beauchamp Stearns. (Christie's East sale no. 8619, 11 December 2001.)   ||| Collation: 267 x 211 mm: Pp [1-1] 3-107 [108].  Illustration: Color and monochrome illustrations and facsimiles.  Binding: Color-pictorial wrappers.  Condition: Fine. .
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's-Hertogenbosch (The Netherlands): The European Fine Art Foundation, 2000 *** ONLY EDITION. Maastricht, of course, is the preeminent fine-art fair. The present catalogue represents approximately two hundred leading dealers (including Agnew, Colnaghi, Finer, Tenschert), exhibiting works by Botero, Boudin, Bruegel, Cranach, De Kooning, Duerer, Fantin-Latour, Gabo, Giacommetti, Hockney, Homer, Hundertwasser, Leger, Lichtenstein, Lipschitz, Magritte, Matisse, Millet, Miro, Picabia, Picasso, Pissarro,… Read more
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In: East Bay express (Emeryville, California, 2001-  ), vol. 26, no. 3 (29 October 2003, offered complete), pages 14-21     ¶ Perhaps the longest and most detailed press account--amounting to some 4700 words in all--of the discovery (1990) and implications of the long-lost manuscript (1876-80) of the first half (chapters 1-21) of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.   ||| Collation: 34½ x 29 cm: 52 leaves, paginated [1]… Read more
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Continental books and manuscripts

by Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616.) Sotheby's (London, 2000.12.07)

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2000
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London &c, 2000 ¶ Only edition; including a three-page description of the Charles de Valois (duc d'Angouêlme) copy of Don Quixote 1605, £223,250 ($321,976). (Sale no. L00210, 7 December 2000.) ||| Collation: 270 x 212 mm: Pp [1-10] 11-136. Illustration: Numerous color and monochrome facsimiles and illustrations. Binding: Pictorial wrappers. Condition: Fine. .… Read more
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Music and ballet; including the papers of Serge Lifar

by Wagner, Richard, 1830-1883.)  Sotheby's (London, 2002.12.06)

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2002
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London &c, 2002   ¶ Only edition. 212 lots, including the autograph manuscripts of Wagner's Wesendonck Lieder 1858 £534,650 ($841,470) and the autograph libretto for Tristan und Isolde 1857 £204,650 ($322,092). (Sotheby's sale no. L02306, 6 December 2002.)   ||| Collation: 270 x 210 mm: Pp [1-8] 9-182 [183-184].  Illustration: Numerous color and monochrome illustrations and facsimiles.  Binding: Color-pictorial wrappers.  Condition: Fine. Price-list laid in. .
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