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Grew, Nehemiah (1641-1712)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$593$500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Grew, Nehemiah (1641-1712), Musaeum Regalis Societatis, or a Catalogue & Description of the Natural and Artificial Rarities..., London: W. Rawlins, 1681, two parts in one, with engraved portrait frontis, and thirty-one plates (one folding), tree calf, 4to, (front cover and initial endpaper detached, rear hinge cracked and weak, tear to binding edge (approx. 2 in.), minor scattered soiling).

Note: Ex-collection British Museum, with two library stamps, one marked "Duplicate for Sale 1769."
Estimate $1,000-1,500

one library stamp to reverse of titlepage with some offset; the other to the back of pg. 43 of Part II.

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London, British Museum

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