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Rare Book and Document Lot.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
349
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Rare Book and Document Lot.
Including a defective copy of Homer's Iliad in French, Paris: Barbin, 1682, octavo, with full-page engravings, disbound, lacking text leaves and illustrations, in contemporary morocco boards; a miniature Ethiopic manuscript on parchment with wooden boards, text in red and black, sewing failed, pages loose and detached, 3 x 3 1/4 in.; and a large English parchment indenture from 1701. (3)
Estimate $200-300


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