Collection and Backal Library Includes Documents and Old Books of Mexican and UniversMar 17, 2020 19:00 EDT
Books and manuscripts will be featured in the upcoming Auction of the Backal Collection and Library, presented by Morton Subastas. Featured in the sale is a copy of Monumentos del Arte Mexicano Antiguo Volume I and II (circa 1889). This edition is illustrated with original art.
Another key lot contains messages from the Spanish King of Castile to Don Antonio de Obregón y Alcocer, honoring the latter man and his descendants for his services. Inside the volume is a colorful illustration with a Spanish inscription, translating to “Don Carlos for the Grace of God.” A set of 49 color plates from Pedro Augusto Renoir is featured as well. Included in the bound set is a signed engraving titled Eau forte, Portrait of Berthe Morisot, 1892. The collection is bound in leather and engraved with the signature of the bookbinder, López Valencia. To bid or view the complete catalog, visit Bidsquare.
Lot Categories:Collectibles (250)
# of Lots:250
Price Range:$160 - $39,915
Interesting lots include:
|Item Image||Item Name||Estimate|
|LM - Peñafiel, Antonio. Monumentos del Arte Mexicano Antiguo. Ornamentación, Mitología, Tributos y Monumentos||
|Yo el Rey (Carlos III). Título de Conde de Valenciana, a favor de Don Antonio de Obregón y Alcocer... Pardo, 20 de Marzo de 1780||
|José de. Relación del Último Viage al Estrecho de Magallanes y Apéndice. Madrid: 1788 y 1793. Retrato y 5 mapas.||
|Allegory - Portraits of Ferdinand VII, Matías de Galvez, the Count of Galvez, and the Count of Revillagigedo. Pieces: 5.||
|Pach, Walter. Pedro Augusto Renoir. Barcelona: Editorial Grijalbo Española, 1961. Ilustrado con 49 láminas. Incluye un grabado.||
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