Printed Books and Manuscripts from the Estate of John F. Fleming.
Printed Books and Manuscripts from the Estate of John F. Fleming.
Printed Books and Manuscripts from the Estate of John F. Fleming.

Printed Books and Manuscripts from the Estate of John F. Fleming.

New York: Christie's, 1988,

quarto, wrappers. 185pp. Christie's, Fine. Item #39

373 lots. With a 1 1/4pp. introduction by Nicolas Barker. "Items from the private library of John Fleming, removed from Larchmont, New York, are indicated by the letters 'PL' in parentheses at the end of the particular entries. All other items are from his business stock." The balance of items from the business stock were subsequently sold at Swann Galleries. An interesting catalogue of books and manuscripts belonging to this most influential bookdealer who, aolng with Edwin Wolf 2nd, documented his years working for A. S. W. Rosenbach in the biography ROSENBACH. Some items are left from the Rosenbach stock and the detailed descriptions give their fascinating histories. Extensivley illustrated, with three color plates and a full color frontispiece of Mr. Fleming standing in the beautifully appointed "shop"

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