Rare books and incunabula now open for bidding on iGavel Auctions

Rare books and incunabula now open for bidding on iGavel Auctions

iGavel Auctions has announced that its online sale of rare books and incunabula is now open for bidding through October 12th. “We are delighted to present another important sale of rare books and incunabula, from extremely rare 15th century texts to 20thth century literature,” says Lark Mason, Jr. “There is a wide range of material for bibliophiles who cherish the history of the written word.” The topics are varied and include religious and historic texts. Among them are: eight incunabula, or books printed prior to 1500 including Athanasius. Illustrium Virorum Opuscula, Paris, 1500 (Estimate: $4,000-6,000) and Scotus, Duns. Quaestiones in Quattuor Libros Sententiarum, 1476-1477 (Estimate: $2,000-4,000). These are some of the first books ever to be printed on a press that used moveable type. Prior to this, the block printing method was used.
iGavel Auctions has announced that its online sale of rare books and incunabula is now open for bidding through October 12th. “We are delighted to present another important sale of rare books and incunabula, from extremely rare 15th century texts to 20thth century literature,” says Lark Mason, Jr. “There is a wide range of material for bibliophiles who cherish the history of the written word.” The topics are varied and include religious and historic texts. Among them are: eight incunabula, or books printed prior to 1500 including Athanasius. Illustrium Virorum Opuscula, Paris, 1500 (Estimate: $4,000-6,000) and Scotus, Duns. Quaestiones in Quattuor Libros Sententiarum, 1476-1477 (Estimate: $2,000-4,000). These are some of the first books ever to be printed on a press that used moveable type. Prior to this, the block printing method was used.