Here are the sales I'll be watching this week:
Another very crowded auction week:
On Monday, November 26, Ketterer Kunst held a sale of Rare Books in Hamburg. A German copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle in a mid-sixteenth-century binding sold for ??147,600, and a Latin Book of Hours (use of Troyes) from around 1480 in a nineteenth-century find binding by Simier fetched ??70,110.
A quieter, mostly Paris-based auction calendar this week:
London--On 28 November, Christie’s will present the single owner auction Russian Literary First Editions and Manuscripts: Highlights
London—On 12 December, as part of Classic Week, Christie’s auction of Books and Manuscripts will offer two extraordinary sledging journ
Dominic Winter Auctioneers will sell Printed Books, Maps & Documents on Wednesday, November 7, in 582 lots. A first edition of de Bergamo's De claribus mulieribus (1497), described as "one of the finest and most beautiful early Italian illustrated books and the first to attempt life-like portraits," is estimated at £7,000-10,000.