Jun 07, 2017 - Sale 2450

Sale 2450 - Lot 309

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(NATURAL HISTORY.) Jardine, William. The Naturalist's Library. Engraved portrait frontispieces, engraved additional titles (several hand-colored), 1280 hand-colored engraved plates of animals, birds, fishes, and insects. 40 volumes, complete. Small 8vo, 6 1/2x4 inches, uniform 19th century dark red 1/2 calf for Charles E. Lauriat, Boston, spines in compartments with gilt morocco lettering pieces, light rubbing, some chipping and loss to spine labels, few volumes with minor water damage; internally clean and brightly colored; anonymous bookplates. Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, 1843