The August 12, 2017 sale at National Book Auctions (NBA) featured a broad range of rare and collectible books and ephemera.
Figuring prominently were titles relating to travel, exploration, and opening of the American West as well as vellum-bound books dating back to the early 17th century. Other standout offerings were a portfolio of folding geological surveys of England and Wales by Sir Roderick Impey Murchison ($1,812) and Cornelius Gurlitt's profusely illustrated architectural study "Die Baukunst Konstantinopels" ($1,312).
Image: From Sir Roderick Impey Murchison geological survey
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