The A. Edward Newton Collection of Books and Manuscripts, Vol III

New York: Park-Bernet Gallaries, Inc., 1941. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Quarto. Very Good / Very Good. Item #000988

Hardcover auction catalogue for the third part of the Newton sale in October 1941. One of the most famous sales of the 20th century, part three lists over 500 lots of some of the finest printed and books and manuscripts in existence. Newton was one the foremost book collectors of the late 19th and early 20th centuries as well as a noted author on the subject. His books are highly collectible today. Grey cloth with slght wear and fading to edges. Interior clean and profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Illustrated end papers. Jacket lightly soiled with wear to edges and a closed tear to lower front spine edge. Presents handsomely in archival mylar sleeve.

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