BOOKS FROM THE CASTLE OF ROSENDAEL
(and other great properties)
We gladly inform you that we have posted our new book auction on Invaluable.
For the greater part these books come from the Castle of Rosendael (Holland) and have been in the same hands for over 400 years. Among the other important provenances one can find Masséna, Napoleons greatest general, and Talleyrand.
The catalogue includes many books with very accessible starting bids, from 10 euro upward. A higher hammer price can be expected for the following books:
CERVANTES SAAVEDRA, Miguel de. Vida y Hechos Del Ingenioso Cavallero Don Quixote de la Mancha
▪ The first illustrated Don Quixote-edition in Spanish (1000-1200 euro)
▪ An immaculate copy of Romeyn de Hooghe’s Worstel-konst by Petter (15.000-18.000 euro)
▪ A venetian masterpiece by the cousin of Titian, copy of Masséna (20.000-25.000 euro)
▪ One of the most sought after books on the Chinese art of war (2500-3500 euro)
▪ The first edition of Manon Lescaut (2000-2500 euro)
▪ An extraordinary work on fortification: Luders (3000-5000 euro)
▪ One of the largest festival-books, lavishly illustrated after Rubens (20.000-25.000 euro)