Robert S Pirie collection and auction

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Noted bibliophile Robert S. Pirie (1934–2015) focused his collecting on English literature before 1700. His book and manuscript collection was auctioned at Sotheby's New York 2 December –4 December 2015, in the Property from The Collection of Robert S Pirie Volumes I & II: Books and Manuscripts sale. The Folger Shakespeare Library successfully bid on thirty lots in the sale.

List of lots acquired at auction

Note: this is a preliminary list, with working descriptions, not official bibliographic citations

(list in progress)