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Lot 1003: 6V Richard Lydekker THE ROYAL NATURAL HISTORY 1893-1894 Antique English Zoology Chromolithograph Plates Engraved Illustrations Ornithology Mammalogy Icthyology Herpetology
22 October 2016
Freeville, NY, USALive Auction
Title: The Royal Natural History
Author: Richard Lydekker - Richard Lydekker was an English naturalist, geologist and writer of numerous books on natural history.
Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co.
Binding Style: Hardcover
Number of Volumes: 6 Full Set: Yes
Width: 8" Height: 10"
Book Details: A production from the late Victorian Era.
Volumes I & II: Mammals
Volume III: Mammals & Birds
Volume IV: Birds
Volume V: Reptiles, Fishes, etc.
Volume VI: Invertebrates
Condition / Notes: This is the complete set of this work in six volumes. Each antique book is bound in brown cloth with black and gilt lettering, ornamentation, and an animal illustration. There is some light wear and discoloration to the exteriors, concentrated at the edges. The bindings are solid. The books have patterned endpapers. Each volume contains a tissue-guarded chromolithograph frontispiece. The pages are generally clean with occasional light marginal smudging/spotting. The work is lavishly illustrated with sixty-six chromolithograph plates, and 1600 engraved illustrations, both full-page and in the text.
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