Fine Books and Manuscripts including Americana, Sale N07914, 20 June 2003
Sotheby's, New York, N.Y., 2003, Wraps, , , Near Fine /
264 pp. 243 lots. Very light signs of wear to wraps. Sale Total: 3,311,280 USD. Catalog features a number of Oxyrhynchus Papyri, including the Gospel of St. John ($400,000), all with lovely illustrations. Also Reformation-era Pamphlets including Andreas Rudolf Bodenstein Von Karlstadt, Johann Eck, Martin Luther, Johann Fabri, Phillip Melanchthon, Johann Oecolampadius, Andreas Osiander, Urbanus Rhegius, Hans Sachs, Baptist and Anabaptist Tracts, Bohemian Brethren, Civil and Ecclesiastical History, Convents, Decrees, Manifestoes, Councils, and Synods, Eucharist and Mass, Social Issues, Lutheranism and Anti-lutheranism, Pasquinades, the Peasants' War, Polemical and Other Tracts, Religious Reform: Clerics, Services, and Practices, Sermons and Exegesis, Switzerland and Zwinglianism. Lots include Alexander de Ales; Cuneiform Tablets; Ferrerius, Vincentius; Franklin, Benjamin, Printer; Frith, Francis; Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay; Melanchthon, Philipp; Ockam, Guilielmus; Petrarca, Francesco; Audubon, John James; Curtis, Edward S.; Duflot de Mofras, Eugene; Gardner, Alexander; Grant, Ulysses S., Eighteenth President; Jay, John, As First Chief Justice of the Supreme Court; Jefferson, Thomas, Third President As Secretary of State; Lee, Robert E., As C.S.A. General; Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark; Armstrong, Louis ; Clemens, Samuel; Davidoff, Mariamna; Engelbrecht, Martin; Foussereau, Joseph Marie; Gershwin, George; Piranesi, Giovanni Battista; Saint-exupery, Antoine De; Windsor, Edward, Duke of and Windsor, Wallis Simpson, Duchess of.