Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 67

Price Realized: $ 18,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Holbein, Hans (1497-1543)
Icones Veteris Testamenti; Illustrations of the Old Testament, Engraved on Wood, from Designs by Hans Holbein.

London: [by Charles Whittingham for] William Pickering, 1830.

Octavo, one of six copies printed entirely on parchment; illustrated throughout with ninety fine wood engravings by John and Mary Byfield after Holbein, bound in full contemporary dark navy pebbled morocco, boards ruled in gilt, spine tooled, lettered, and ruled in gilt, aeg, in very good to excellent condition inside and out, 7 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.

See Hoe sale, Part IV, lot 1637, Anderson Galleries, 11 November 1912; and Terry sale, Part II, lot 120, Anderson Galleries, 7 November 1934.