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Three Natural History Works.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3482T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: November 02, 2020 12:00PM


Three Natural History Works. William Jardine (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library, Ornithology, Vol. II, Humming-Birds, Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, and Stirling and Kennedy, 1833, full leather, hand-colored plates, (embossed owner's stamp on front end paper, 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.; Edward Newman (1801-1876) A History of British Ferns, and Allied Plants, London: John Van Voorst, 1844, green cloth boards, 9 x 6 in.; and John E. Sowerby (1825-1870) The Ferns of Great Britain, London: John E. Sowerby, 1855, full leather with gilt stamped spine decoration, hand-colored plates, (spine decoration mostly lost, front board detached), 9 1/4 x 6 in.
Estimate $200-250

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Edward Newman, William Jardine, Kennedy, John Van Voorst, John E. Sowerby, W.H., London, United Kingdom