For fans of botanical art history - I am pleased to present a wonderful opportunity for some leisurely browsing on a Sunday morning!
Sotheby's have an upcoming auction of the Botanical Library of D. F. Allen in New York. Prior to the auction they are showcasing three centuries of the finest illustrated botanical books in their auction house and online (via the catalogue and lots) prior to the auction on Thursday next week.
Auction: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen
Auctioneers/Venue: Sotheby's New York, 1334 York Avenue, New York 10021 USA
Date: 26 October starting at 10am EDT
Exhibition: 21st October - 25th October 2017
You can view the exhibition of the books at Sotheby's New York between now and Thursday. It's the very first time the books have been seen outside the Pacific northwest. The exhibition hours are
Alternatively you can browse online either via the Lots or the online catalogue.
Or you can download the catalogue as a pdf file.
You can see a couple of examples of double page spreads within the catalogue below.
Enjoy your browsing!
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