Fine Books, Manuscripts, Prints and Autographs

Fine Books, Manuscripts, Prints and Autographs
wed 1 -  thu 2 December 2021

Fine Books, Manuscripts, Prints and Autographs



Wednesday 01 December 2021

2.00 p.m.

Lots 1- 540


Thursday 02 December 2021

2.00 p.m.

Lots 541-1072

For the end of the year BADO e MART AUCTIONS is proud to present a selection of important books and manuscripts, including incunabula, as well as first editions of important scientific treatise.

The highlight of the sale is one of the 324 copies known of COPERNICUS, Nicolaus. De revolutionibus orbium coelestium. Basel, Heinrich Petri, 1566. “With the sun placed at the centre, and the Earth daily spinning on its axisand circling the sun in common with other planets, the whole system of the heavens became clear, simple and harmonious.” This sale also includes a beautiful collection of Galileo GALILEI’s and PIRANESI’s works. In the sale are also included books listed in the “bibliophile’s Bible”, Printing and the Mind of Man (PMM), such as beautiful first edition of PALLADIO, Andrea. I quattro libri dell'architettura di Andrea Palladio.  Venezia, Domenico de' Franceschi, 1570 and others.

The second session, scheduled for the following day, is dedicated to Old Books, ANTIQUE PRINTS, Maps and Autographs such as GOYA Y LUCIENTES, Francisco. Los Caprichos, 1868, some prints of REMBRANDT and several autographs such as the autograph of the French philosopher Jean-Paul SARTRE.

Auction times


15-22 November 2021 from 10.00 am to 6.00 pm. Only by appointment and with Valid Certification for Covid-19.