Lot 408: Smith - A Selection of the Correspondence of Linnæus and Other Naturalists ...
27 October 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: ( Sir James Edward) A Selection of the Correspondence of Linnæus and Other Naturalists , 2 vol., 10 folding engraved plates, a little faint spotting and soiling , 1821 § von Marilaun (Anton Kerner) & F.W. Oliver. The Natural History of Plants , 2 vol., chromolithographed plates, captioned tissue guards, woodcut illustrations, bookplate of Sir Henry Francis Redhead Yorke to front pastedowns, spotting to peripheral ff. and to extreme fore edges , 1894-5 § Lydekker (Richard) Wild Life of the World , 3 vol., plates and illustrations, faint scattered spotting to extreme edges, browning to peripheral ff., hinges pulling , n.d. § [Brook (Richard)] New Cyclopædia of Botany and Complete Book of Herbs , 2 vol., lithographed additional title, hand-coloured plates, a very little scattered spotting , n.d. § Weber (J.C.) Die Alpen-Pflanzen Deutschlands und der Schweiz , 4 vol., third edition, hand-coloured engraved plates, vol.I publisher's catalogue, Munich , 1872, first contemporary calf, second contemporary half morocco, fourth reverse calf, others original cloth, first spine labels abraded or missing, vol.II loss at spine ends, lower boards detached, last vol.4 backstrip detached at lower joint, rubbed or worn, second spines darkened ; and c.15 others, Natural History & similar, v.s. (c.25)