Lot 396 of 478:
Animal World Displayed 1761 Dutch edition  

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$300 - $500

Title:
De Dierlyke Wereld ter Beschonwinge Opengezet [The Animal World Displayed]

Author:
Watson, Frederick

Place:
Amsterdam

Publisher:
Pieter Meiher

Date:
1761

Description:

[2] xiv, 292, [7] pp. 33 engraved plates, several folding. (8vo) period full calf. First Dutch Edition.

Translated from the English by Cornelius Nozeman. The 1754 English edition included only 18 plates. Plates depict various mammals, fish, and birds. Scarce.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Front cover detached; some foxing; internally very good.


 
Item number:
285451
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