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Bazin, Gilles Augustin (d. 1754) The Natural History of Bees.

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2764B
Lot:
132
Sold for:
$677$550

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Bazin, Gilles Augustin (d. 1754) The Natural History of Bees. London: J. and P. Knapton, and P. Vailant, 1744.
First and only English edition in ESTC, octavo, illustrated with twelve engravings, printed on folded sheets and bound after the text, bound in full contemporary speckled calf, gold rules and central ornaments in each compartment, red lettering piece, ex libris James Rigg of Downfield, Scotland, with his bookplate inside the front board, 8 x 4 3/4 in.
Estimate $400-600

A-Z8, Aa-Gg8, Hh2.


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Gilles Augustin, The Natural History, London, James Rigg, Scotland, Downfield

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