11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

Botany, Four Illustrated English Titles, Late 18th and Early 19th Century.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM


Botany, Four Illustrated English Titles, Late 18th and Early 19th Century. Including: Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Volume III, London: by Couchman and Fry for Curtis, 1790, octavo, illustrated throughout with full page and folding hand-colored botanical plates; The Young Botanists; in Thirteen Dialogues, London: for Phillips, 1810, small octavo, illustrated with twelve hand-colored illustrations of plants; Culpeper's English Physician and Complete Herbal, London: by Adlard, 1810, large quarto, volumes I and II, first volume illustrated with hand-colored botanical illustrations, the second with anatomical figures; [and] Thornton's A Family Herbal, London: for Crosby & Co., 1814, large octavo, frontispiece portrait, illustrated throughout, untrimmed copy, contemporary boards. (4)
Estimate $300-500

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Crosby & Co., London