Lot 184 of 600:
The Good Childs Cabinet of Natural History  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$1,200
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
The Good Childs Cabinet of Natural History. Volumes 1-5

Author:

Place:
London

Publisher:
John Wallis

Date:
1801; 1813

Description:

5 volumes, comprising:

  • Beasts.
  • Birds.
  • Fishes.
  • Insects.
  • Flowers.

Volumes 1,2,3, & 5 in original marbled wrappers, 10x6.5 cm (4x2½"); Volume 4 in original boards, paper label on front. Custom two-part cloth box, label on top. Later printing of Volume 4; First Edition of all others.

A complete set of this rare series, wonderfully illustrated with 160 charming woodcuts.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear to boards and wrappers; light foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
257195
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