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Cuvier, Baron Georges Leopold Chretien The Animal Kingdom , Partial Set.

Auction:
2764B
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$369$300

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

Description:

Cuvier, Baron Georges Leopold Chretien The Animal Kingdom, Partial Set. London: Whittaker, 1831-1835.
Four large octavo volumes, three of which are illustrated with mostly colored plates, only the strictly anatomical plates are uncolored: The Class Reptilia, illustrated with fifty-five plates; The Class Pisces, sixty-four plates; The Mollusca and Radiata, sixty-one plates; and A Classified Index and Synopsis of the Animal Kingdom, not illustrated; the four bound in uniform full contemporary calf, slightly rubbed, light peeling, labels chipped and fragmentary, 9 1/2 x 6 in. (4)
Estimate $300-500


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Georges Leopold Chretien, London, Whittaker

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