11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 10:00 AMCalender

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

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM


(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


James Edward, London