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Auktion: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen
wurde versteigert am: 26. Oktober 2017
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CURTIS, WILLIAM. FLORA LONDINENSIS. [1775–] 1777–1798

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Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $
Zuschlagspreis:  11.875 $
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Curtis, William FLORA LONDINIENSIS; OR, PLATES AND DESCRIPTIONS OF SUCH PLANTS AS GROW WILD IN THE ENVIRONS OF LONDON. LONDON: [VOL. 1] PRINTED FOR AND SOLD BY THE AUTHOR & B. WHITE & SON [VOL. 2] FOR THE AUTHOR, [1775–] 1777–1798 2-page subscribers list, engraved oval title vignette to vol. 1. Illustration: 435 handcolored engraved plates, after Sydenham Edwards, James Sowerby and William Kilburn 2 volumes, folio (18 3/4 x 11 1/2 in.; 475 x 290 mm). Binding: Fine retrospective russia, covers with gilt floral tooling, spine gilt with morocco labels, marbled edges. Occasional offsetting, some marginal dampstaining to both volumes, especially the last 45 plates of vol. 1, approximately 30 plates somewhat toned, 15 with light foxing, small neat repair to the plate-mark of the plate 42 (vol. 1), text leaf to plate 148 (vol. 2) with early lamination on verso, and resulting light spotting to text and plate.

Informationen zur Auktion
Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: The Magnificent Botanical Library of D. F. Allen
Auktionsdatum: 26.10.2017
Adresse: Sotheby's
New York