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Lot 62: PLATTS, John (1775-1837).  The Book of Curiosities or, Wonders of The Great World: Containing an Account of Whatever is Most Remarkable in Nature, Science & Literature. London: Caxton Press, [c. 1822]. 4to. Engraved frontispiece (occasional spotting and light browning). Contemporary half calf (worn). FIRST EDITION. With The Lady's Magazine or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex. Vol. VIII, for the Year 1777. London: G. Robinson, [1777]. 4to. Engraved plates (light browning and occasional spotting). Contemporary quarter calf (rubbed). The lot sold not subject to return. (2)

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

by Chiswick Auctions

30 November 2016

Acton, London, United Kingdom

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  • PLATTS, John (1775-1837).  The Book of Curiosities or, Wonders of The Great World: Containing an Account of Whatever is Most Remarkable in Nature, Science & Literature. London: Caxton Press, [c. 1822]. 4to. Engraved frontispiece (occasional spotting and light browning). Contemporary half calf (worn). FIRST EDITION. With The Lady's Magazine or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex. Vol. VIII, for the Year 1777. London: G. Robinson, [1777]. 4to. Engraved plates (light browning and occasional spotting). Contemporary quarter calf (rubbed). The lot sold not subject to return. (2)
  • PLATTS, John (1775-1837).  The Book of Curiosities or, Wonders of The Great World: Containing an Account of Whatever is Most Remarkable in Nature, Science & Literature. London: Caxton Press, [c. 1822]. 4to. Engraved frontispiece (occasional spotting and light browning). Contemporary half calf (worn). FIRST EDITION. With The Lady's Magazine or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex. Vol. VIII, for the Year 1777. London: G. Robinson, [1777]. 4to. Engraved plates (light browning and occasional spotting). Contemporary quarter calf (rubbed). The lot sold not subject to return. (2)
  • PLATTS, John (1775-1837).  The Book of Curiosities or, Wonders of The Great World: Containing an Account of Whatever is Most Remarkable in Nature, Science & Literature. London: Caxton Press, [c. 1822]. 4to. Engraved frontispiece (occasional spotting and light browning). Contemporary half calf (worn). FIRST EDITION. With The Lady's Magazine or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex. Vol. VIII, for the Year 1777. London: G. Robinson, [1777]. 4to. Engraved plates (light browning and occasional spotting). Contemporary quarter calf (rubbed). The lot sold not subject to return. (2)
  • PLATTS, John (1775-1837).  The Book of Curiosities or, Wonders of The Great World: Containing an Account of Whatever is Most Remarkable in Nature, Science & Literature. London: Caxton Press, [c. 1822]. 4to. Engraved frontispiece (occasional spotting and light browning). Contemporary half calf (worn). FIRST EDITION. With The Lady's Magazine or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex. Vol. VIII, for the Year 1777. London: G. Robinson, [1777]. 4to. Engraved plates (light browning and occasional spotting). Contemporary quarter calf (rubbed). The lot sold not subject to return. (2)
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Description: PLATTS, John (1775-1837).  The Book of Curiosities or, Wonders of The Great World: Containing an Account of Whatever is Most Remarkable in Nature, Science & Literature. London: Caxton Press, [c. 1822]. 4to. Engraved frontispiece (occasional spotting and light browning). Contemporary half calf (worn). FIRST EDITION. With The Lady's Magazine or Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex. Vol. VIII, for the Year 1777. London: G. Robinson, [1777]. 4to. Engraved plates (light browning and occasional spotting). Contemporary quarter calf (rubbed). The lot sold not subject to return. (2)

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