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JOHN GOULD. A MAGNIFICENT SET OF 11 NATURAL HISTORY WORKS IN 43 FOLIO VOLUMES

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A collection of 11 works in 43 volumes, folio (typically 545 x 375mm.), hand-coloured lithographed plates (see below), contemporary near-uniform green morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf and others, gilt edges, condition report available on request and online A MAGNIFICENT SET OF THE WORKS OF JOHN GOULD, WITH OVER 3,100 HAND-COLOURED LITHOGRAPHED PLATES, comprising: Gould, John and Nicholas Aylward Vigors. A Century of Birds from the Himalaya Mountains. London: for the Author (1831)–1832, folio, FIRST ISSUE with backgrounds uncoloured, list of subscribers, 80 hand-coloured lithographed plates by Elizabeth Gould after sketches by John Gould, [Anker 169; Fine Bird Books, p.77; Nissen IVB 371; Sauer 2; Wood p.364; Zimmer, pp.251-252] Gould, John. The Birds of Europe. London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, [1832]–1837, 5 volumes, folio, list of subscribers, 448 fine hand-coloured lithographed plates, 68 by Edward Lear, the rest by Elizabeth Gould after her husband's sketches, [Anker 169; Fine Bird Books, p.77; Nissen IVB 371; Sauer 2; Wood p.364; Zimmer, pp.251-252] Gould, John. The Birds of Australia. London: Taylor and Francis for the Author, [1840]–1848–1869, 8 volumes (including the supplement), folio, list of subscribers, 681 lithographed plates by John and Elizabeth Gould, H.C. Richter and Edward Lear, 3 plates double-page, [Anker 174, 179; Fine Bird Books, p.78; Nissen IVB 370; Sauer 9, 18; Zimmer, pp.225, 259] Gould, John. A Monograph of the Odontophorinae, or Partridges of America. London: Richard and John E. Taylor for the Author, [1844]–1850, folio, list of subscribers, 32 hand-coloured lithographed plates by Gould and H.C. Richter, [Anker 176; Fine Bird Books, p.78; Nissen IVB 376; Sauer 13; Wood, p.365; Zimmer p.257] Gould, John. The Mammals of Australia. London: Taylor and Francis for the Author, [1845]–1863, 3 volumes, folio, list of subscribers, 182 hand-coloured lithographed plates, most heightened with gum arabic, by Gould and H.C. Richter, [Nissen ZBI 1661; Sauer 14; Wood, p.365] Gould, John, and Richard Bowdler Sharpe. A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Humming-Birds. London: Taylor and Francis (vols. 1–5) for the Author, [1849]- 1861; (supplement) for Henry Sotheran & Co., [1880]–1887, 6 volumes (including supplement), folio, list of subscribers, 418 hand-coloured lithographed plates, many highlighted with varnish and metallic paints, by Gould, H.C. Richter and William Hart, [Anker 177; Fine Bird Books, p.78; Nissen IVB 380; Sauer 16, 29; Wood, p.365; Zimmer pp.258, 263- 264] Gould, John, and Richard Bowdler Sharpe. The Birds of Asia. London: Taylor and Francis for the Author, 1850-1883, 7 volumes, folio, list of subscribers, 530 hand-coloured lithographed plates, most heightened with gum arabic, by Gould, H.C. Richter, William Hart and Joseph Wolf, [Anker 178; Fine Bird Books, p.78; Wood p.365; Nissen IVB 368; Sauer 17; Zimmer, pp.258-259] Gould, John. A Monograph of the Ramphastidae, or Family of Toucans . London: Taylor and Francis for the author, [1852]–1854, second edition, revised and expanded, folio, 51 hand-coloured lithographed plates after and by Gould and H.C. Richter, and one uncoloured lithographed plate by G. Scharf, [Anker 170; Fine Bird Books, p. 77; Nissen IVB 378; Sauer 19; Zimmer p.259] Gould, John. A Monograph of the Trogonidae, or family of Trogons. London: Taylor and Francis for the Author, [1858]-1875, second edition, revised and expanded, folio, 47 hand-coloured lithographed plates, most heightened with gum arabic, by Gould, William Hart and H.C. Richter, [Anker 171; Fine Bird Books, p.77; Nissen IVB 381; Sauer 21; Wood p.365; Zimmer p.261] Gould, John. The Birds of Great Britain. London: Taylor and Francis for the Author, [1862]–1873, 5 volumes, folio, list of subscribers, 367 hand-coloured lithographed plates, most heightened with gum arabic, by Gould, H.C. Richter, Joseph Wolf and William Hart, most lithographed by Richter and Hart, 2 wood-engraved illustrations, [Fine B

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Auktionshaus: Sotheby's
Titel: Travel, Atlases, Maps and Natural History Including the Library of Colin and Joan Deacon
Auktionsdatum: 15.05.2018
Adresse: Sotheby's
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