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The highest auction result for a Bible in Germany
€ 1,050,000 for a Bible
The Book of Books from Gutenberg's press - Printed in 1462, seven years after the Gutenberg bible, the great bible by Gutenberg's successors Fust and Schöffer is considered the finest masterwork in the first decades of book printing

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Book of Hours from the Champagne
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Richly illuminated and finely preserved vellum manuscript for the use of Troyes. Offered in our Rare Books Auction 499 on June 2020.

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"Top perfomance of the late copper engraving" (Claus Nissen)
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First edition of one of the finest German bird books, illustrated with excellent coloured engravings on uncut plates. Offered in our Rare Books Auction 499 on June 2020.

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Autograph dedication by Karl Marx
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Rare dedication copy of Marx' major work to the Portuguese philologist Francisco Adolfo Coelho.
Offered in our Rare Books Auction 499 on June 2020.

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Collecting Field "The Century of the first Books"
Johannes Gutenberg's seminal invention of book printing around 1450 is one of the few technical innovations that thrust mankind to a higher stage of development in just a short period of time.


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