Author:HORBLIT, Harrison D.; Sotheby-London


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The Celebrated Library of Harrison D. Horblit Esq. Removed from Ridgefield, Connecticut. Part I: Early Science, Navigation & Travel Including Americana with a Few Medical Books. Parts I & II: (A-C) and (D-G). [All Published].

By: HORBLIT, Harrison D.; Sotheby-London.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London:, Sotheby, 1974.: 1974

Seller ID: BL4512

2 volumes. 4to. Profusely illustrated. Green gilt-stamped cloth. Fine. 502 lots. With prices realized for Part II. Famously, this sale was cancelled/pulled. Horblit was able to wrest his books back away from Sotheby. He later partly sold his collection to H.P. Kraus and gave a portion to Harvard. Even so, this collection is one of the key collections in the history of science formed in the 20th century. See: Basbanes, A Gentle Madness. View more info