Dec 06, 2012 - Sale 2297

Sale 2297 - Lot 270

Price Realized: $ 5,760
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 6,000 - $ 9,000
(BIRDS.) Dresser, Henry Eeles. A History of the Birds of Europe. Pictorial additional title in each volume; 723 lithographed plates, chiefly after Keulemans, all but 2 hand-colored. 9 volumes, including index and supplement. 4to, contemporary 1/2 morocco gilt by R. H. Porter, spines scuffed, supplement part wrappers bound in; pencil pagination and plate numbering in upper outer corners throughout Volumes 2-8, minor stain on Volume 3 fore edges, otherwise generally clean internally. Armorial bookplates of Sir James Ramsay Gibson Maitland, Bart. first edition. Nissen IVB 267. London, 1871-96