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May 23, 2017 12:00PM - June 2, 2017 10:00AMCalender
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Woodville, William (1752-1805) Medical Botany.

$584$475
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3012T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Woodville, William (1752-1805) Medical Botany. London: printed and sold for the author by James Phillips, 1790-1793. First edition, three quarto volumes, illustrated with 209 (of 210, lacking plate 158) hand-colored engravings of plants, flowers, and trees, bound in uniform full contemporary speckled calf, gilt-tooled labels on the spines, contents good, some protective tissue overlays with spots, not affecting the plates or text, 9 x 7 in.
Estimate $200-300


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Keywords

James Phillips, Bookbinding, Crafts, Paper art, Printing, Publishing, Thorns, spines, and prickles, Visual arts, Woodville, London