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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$480
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Illustrations of the Fossil Conchology of Great Britian and Ireland, with Descriptions and Localities of All the Species

Author:
Brown, Captain Thomas

Place:
London

Publisher:
Smith, Elder

Date:
1849

Description:
[10], 273, [1] pp.; errata leaf. With 113 copper engraved plates, 67 of which are hand colored. 12x9½, period half gilt-ruled morocco & cloth, spine gilt. Excellent series of plates picturing over 3500 varieties of shells. Lacking 3 plates which are called for, though the number does seem to vary copy to copy; sold as is.

Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine scuffed, joints cracked, some other cover wear; some text leaves a bit darkened, occasional light foxing to the plates, else very good.


 
Item number:
122464
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