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(Botanical), Sowerby, James (1757-1822) & Smith, Sir James Edward (1759-1828)

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2526B
Lot:
134
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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2526B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

(Botanical), Sowerby, James (1757-1822) & Smith, Sir James Edward (1759-1828), English Botany; or, Coloured Figures of British Plants, with their Essential Characters, Synonyms, and Places of Growth, London: Printed for the author by J.Davis, 1790-1814, first edition, thirty-six volumes, gilt-lettered calf to thirty-three volumes, half calf to volumes XVI-XVIII, with 2,592 hand-colored plates, 8vo, (very good overall, bindings with some losses to spines, chipped and bumped, interior very clean).
Estimate $7,000-10,000

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James Edward, London, Bookbinding

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