On Saturday, July 20, Skinner, Inc. sells A Mystic Collection: Early Books, in 230 lots. The single-owner sale includes a Nuremberg Chronicle ($30,000–40,000); Rainerius de Pisis' Pantheologia (1477), estimated at $15,000–25,000; and a 1508 Latin Book of Hours (use of Rome) bound in red velvet ($15,000–20,000). Other interesting lots include a manuscript on parchment of Nicolaus de Ausmo's Supplementum Summae Pisanellae ($10,000–15,000); the Bridgewater Library copy of Samuel Clarke's Marrow of Ecclesiastical History (1654), with the vertical half-title present ($200–400).
Also on Saturday, Litchfield County Auctions will sell The Estate of Philip Roth + Select Additions, in 786 lots. A very wide range of Roth's possessions are available, so do have a look through the catalogue if you're interested: perhaps the most noteworthy for the purposes of this blog's readers are three of Roth's typewriters: an Olivetti Lettera 32 ($300–500; pictured); and two IBM Selectric models (Lot 20 at $100–150 and Lot 17 at $150–250). You can also bid on Roth's Samsonite suitcase, artwork and furniture from his home, &c.