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The Elzevir Library of Albert J. Phiebig. [ Bloomsbury Book Auctions, auction catalogue, sale date: 5 December, 2001].

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Published by Bloomsbury Book Auctions., London, auction catalogue for the sale proposed to be held on 5th December, 2001 (but in fact cancelled), 2001
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Laminated illustrated wrappers, 4to, 119 pp, ills (some colour). 414 lots. The sale did not take place: a week before it was due to be held the collection was sold en bloc to an institution. The catalogue includes an index by Willems numbers. Highlights noted in the catalogue included: Drusius's Quaestionum ac responsionum liber, 1583 (lot 1); Grotius's Mare liberum., 1609 (lot 9); Haestens's La Nouvelle Troye., 1615 (lot 24); Cluverius's Germaniae antiquae., 1616 (lot 25); Heinsius's De Contemptu Mortis., 1621 (lot 51); Neander's Tabacologia, 1622 (lot 56); Erpensius's Historia Saracenica., 1625 (lot 64); Psalmi Davidis Regis & Prophetae, Lingua Syriaca, 1625 (lot 67); [Republics series], 24 vol., v.d. (lot 83); Benjamin ben Jonah's Itinerarium., 1633 (lot 108); Galilei's Systema cosmicum, 1635 (lot 129) and his Discorsi et dimostrazioni matematiche, 1638 (lot 142); Ahmad ibn Muhammad's Kitab 'aja'ib al-maqdur fi akhbar Timur, 1636 (lot 132); Tulpius's Observationum medicarum, 1641 (lot 162); Cicero's Opera, 10 vol., in 18th-century red morocco, 1642 (lot 166); Deusingius's De vero systemate mundi dissertatio mathematica,1643 (lot 175); Vieta's Opera mathematica, 1646 (lot 195); Dogen's L'Architecture Militaire., 1648 (lot 214); Piso's Historia naturalis Brasiliae., 1648 (lot 216); Vitruvius Pollio's De architectura, 1649 (lot 228); Huygens's Theoremata., 1651 (lot 238) and his De Circuli Magnitudine Inventa, 1654 (lot 265); Gilbert's De mundo nostro sublunari, 1651 (lot 242); Le Pastissier francois, a sumptuous copy in 19th-century blue morocco by Cuzin and Maillard, 1655 (lot 274); Descartes's Geometria, 1659-61 (lot 299); Biblia, dat is, de gantsche heylige Schrifture, 1663 (lot 318); Lower's Tractatus de Corde, 1669 (lot 353); Fuerstenberg's Poemata, bound for Jean-Baptiste Colbert, 1671 (lot 359) and his Monumenta Paderbornensia, 1672 (lot 368). Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-05197

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Title: The Elzevir Library of Albert J. Phiebig. [ ...

Publisher: Bloomsbury Book Auctions., London, auction catalogue for the sale proposed to be held on 5th December, 2001 (but in fact cancelled)

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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