Lot 1182: (PLUCHE, N.A.). Spectacle de la nature: or nature display'd. Being discours
16 November 2016
2311 RW Leiden, NetherlandsLive Auction
(PLUCHE, N.A.). Spectacle de la nature: or nature display'd. Being discourses on such particulars of natural history. 3rd-8th. rev. ed. Lond., 1757-63. 7 vols. W. 7 engr. front. & 199 engr. (fold.) plates. Cont. cf. w. raised bands & red labels. (A few spine ends slightly dam., joints vol. 7 (partly) split, slightly browned/foxed in places). Contains nice natural history plates of flowers, animals etc., but also plates showing scientific progress, worldmaps, etc. Cf. Nissen, ZBI 3194ff; Cohen/De Ricci, p. 809; Cioranescu II, 50655; Sander, 1580.
Estimated Price: € 150