Dec 17, 2020 - Sale 2555

Sale 2555 - Lot 300

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 5,000
ANDREWS, HENRY. The Botanist's Repository, for New, and Rare Plants. Containing Coloured Figures of Such Plants, as Have Not Hitherto Appeared in Any Similar Publication. Letterpress title-page to volume one, 10 engraved additional titles, 10 index/errata leaves, 2 alphabetical index leaves, and 649 (of 664) hand-colored engraved botanical plates each with a corresponding leaf of descriptive text. 10 volumes in 5. 4to, 11x9 inches, nineteenth century half morocco with gilt-blocked spines, moderate wear, bottom edge uncut; text with minor foxing and scattered offsetting, plates generally quite nice. London, 1797-[1815]

Additional Details

Plates on Whatman wove paper; over 60 folding. Lacking numbers 31, 49, 122, and 145-156.