Title Catalogue of the Important and Valuable Library Formed by the Late E. J. Bullrich, Esq.
Book Condition Near Fine
Edition First British Edition
Size 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
Publisher London, England Sotheby & Co. 1952
Seller ID 007500
Antiquarian book sale catalogue, the sale conducted by Sotheby & Co. over a three day period, 17-19 March 1952. Printed in London. Approximately 9.5 x 7.25 inches. Originally bound as a paperback in medium green wrappers, with black lettering to the front and rear wrappers. Later bound in royal blue buckram binding, with crisp gilt-stamped titling to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail and square corners. An exceptionally attractive and unsoiled binding. T.E.G. 62 numbered pages detailing 470 lots. Also included is an Index to the Incunabula as well as an Index of Binders, Previous Owners, Etc. With 24 full-page sepia-tone plates on heavy stock and in the main illustrating illuminated MSS, incunabula and bindings. A few smaller illustrations throughout. We can find only one marginal note, at p. 8, in a neat blue ink hand. Else an immensely clean copy. Very gently read, if read at all. A Near Fine copy. Scarce in any condition. A sale catalog of fine books and manuscripts from the collection of Eduardo Bullrich [1895-1951?], an Argentinian lawyer, educator, author and collector of incunabula, who served as president of the Sociedad de Bibliófilos Argentinos.