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“ The most precious collection
that ever was on the market ”
Wolffheim – (Musical Library of Dr. Werner Wolffheim, Sale of the). 4032 lots. Each 2 text + plate parts in 2 vols. Berlin, Breslauer/Liepmannssohn, 1928/29. Large 8vo. 3 unpag. ll. titles, 287 pp., 2 ll. estimates, 1 l. title + contents (plates); 3 unpag. ll. titles, 576 pp., 3 ll. estimates, 1 l. title + contents (plates). With
numerous partly full-page (12 color) illustrations on 89 plate pages .
Dark green contemp. h. cloth with cloth corners and gilt back title with linings as well as 4 orig. front + 2 back wrappers bound with.
Löffler-Kirchner III, 596; Philobiblon I, 1928, p. 16. – With written results throughout, in vol. I in larger pencil, in II in clean small ink writing. – With bibliographical index of the reference works used. – The front wrapper of vol. I bound with torn in below for 5.5 cm at the board (repaired), estimate list of vol. II misprinted in itself in view of page numbers and with minimal lateral damage of the front cover. – Fine copy.
(From the preliminary notes of the auctioneer.) – Correspondingly Löffler-Kirchner 1937:
(Comparison of the latter: our former 360 sq yd living area house built in just those two years – “constructing was expensive then”, so a local chronicler – by Karl Schwarz, the Bad Godesberg architect of villas, cost but one tenth!)
The bibliographically excellently worked, indispensable catalog present here in a not least due to its binding adequately well-preserved copy.
Offer no. 14,672 / EUR 335. / export price EUR 318. (c. US$ 384.) + shipping