Dec 06, 2012 - Sale 2297

Sale 2297 - Lot 374

Price Realized: $ 2,880
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
(NATURAL HISTORY.) Rüppell, Eduard. Neue Wirbelthiere zu der Fauna von Abyssinien gehörig. 95 hand-colored lithographed plates comprising 14 of mammals, 42 of birds, 33 of fish, and 6 of amphibians. 4 parts in one volume, preceded by general title and preface leaf. Folio, 381x270 mm, contemporary 1/2 red morocco by J. & W. Quinton of Norwich, with their ticket, gilt supra-libros of John Henry Gurney on covers, spine and joints worn, covers discolored; text leaves browned, with some marginal dampstaining and contemporary marginalia, varying toning and light to moderate foxing on plates. Bookplates of John Henry Gurney and Richard H. J. Gurney. first edition in book form. Nissen ZBI 3505. Frankfurt am Main, 1835-40