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“ The most Important Member of the Grolier Club
and Owner of the Greatest American Bibliophile Library
towards the End of the 19th Century ”
Hoe – Library of Robert Hoe of New York, Catalogue of the. Catalog of the auction. 14837 items. 4 parts in 8 vols. New York, Anderson, 1911/12. Large 8 vo. With 121 plates. Contemp. broad red h. cloth with cloth corners, stamped reddish brown boards, and light-green flyers. Orig. covers bound with.
Löffler-Kirchner, Lexikon des gesamten Buchwesens II (1935), 102 f. – Corresponding with the bibliographic entry in the lexicon “Cat. of the Libr. of R. H., 1911-1912“, as then also the total addition per list of results IV/2 reads “SALE OF THE ROBERT HOE LIBRARY. Part I. (to IV) … Total … “ and in such a way here only provable, too. Nevertheless a further sale with a fifth part in two volumes seems to has been held as then in the text itself of Löffler-Kirchner a course from “1911-14” is mentioned. – Titles + front covers of the illustrated original paper boards in red + black. – Parts I, II/1 and only isolated at the beginning of IV/1 with results by hand in pale pencil. – Only a few little tears acid-freely repaired.
Illuminated Manuscripts , Incunabula , Historical Bindings , Early English Literature , Rare Americana , French Illustrated Books , Eighteenth Century English Authors , Autographs , Manuscripts etc., and the Library of Bibliography in a separate alphabet (IV/2, pp. 461-534; 709 nos.). – Subject register at the end of each part.
I: XII, 322 pp.; 2 ll. titles, pp. 323-606 + stitched list of results in somewhat too tight strap. – II: XII, 286 pp.; 2 ll., pp. 287-583 and bid slip bound with. + list of results as before. – III: VII, 239 pp.; title, pp. 240-471 + list of results as before. – IV: VIII, 250 pp.; 2 ll. title, pp. 251-542 + list of results accompanied by the separate results of each part added to a total of $ 1,932,056.60.
The fine copy of Driek van Opskal
with his Amor librorum nos unit book-plate inside of the front cover.
Robert Hoe (1839-1909)
(Bogeng in Löffler-Kirchner).
Offer no. 15,037 / EUR 345. / export price EUR 328. (c. US$ 395.) + shipping