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A Cabinet of Curiosities: including an Important Natural History Collection

 
  Lot 639
 

SET OF FIVE VOLS OF DONOVAN'S BRITISH INSECTS

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Condition Report

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Foxing and staining present, varies throughout, two randomly selected examples from each volume illustrated


Vol I: 1-36 all present and original 

Vol II: 37-72 all present and original

Vol III: 73-108 all present and original

Vol IV: 109-144 all present and original

Vol V: 145-180 all present and original

In Vol II Plate 64 matches description but is numbered 67, Plate 65 similarly matches but numbered 63

 

NATURAL HISTORY OF BRITISH INSECTS, DONOVAN (E.),
pub. F. & C. Rivington, London, circa 1792-96, hand coloured plates, half blue Morocco with marbled boards (5 vols.)

Provenance: Ex-Libris Robert Dymond, Bolton Hall.

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