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L13401
14 May 2013 • London
Sale Total: 3,003,338 GBP    Sale Number: L13401
216 lots
  • Harmonia Ruralis; Or, an essay towards a natural history of British song birds... a new edition, revised and very considerably augmented. <em>London: W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1830</em>
    Estimate: 3,000 – 4,000 GBP
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  • An illustrated manuscript copy of part of the Histoire naturelle. <em>French, late eighteenth or early nineteenth century</em>
    Estimate: 5,000 – 6,000 GBP
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  • Illustrations of the Birds of California, Texas, Oregon, British and Russian America. Intended to contain descriptions and figures of all North American birds not given by former American authors. <em>Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott, [1853]-1856</em>
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
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  • British Entomology; being illustrations and descriptions of the genera of insects found in Great Britain and Ireland. <em>London: printed for the author, 1823-1840</em>
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
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  • A collection of 5 works, uniformly bound in 20 volumes, comprising:
    Estimate: 6,000 – 8,000 GBP
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  • A Monograph of the Coraciidae, or the Family of Rollers. <em>Farnborough, Kent: published by the author, 1893</em>
    Estimate: 3,000 – 5,000 GBP
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  • A History of the Birds of Europe. <em>London: published by the author, 1871-1886</em>, <u>first edition</u>, 9 volumes (including supplement), 4to (317 x 247mm.), 721 hand-coloured lithographed plates by and after J.G. Keulemans, J. Wolf, E. Neale and A. Thorburn, contemporary half morocco, top edge gilt, [Anker 120; <em>Fine Bird Books</em>, p.72; Nissen <em>IVB</em> 267], bookplate of Sir Edward Priaulx Tennant, Bart.
    Estimate: 7,000 – 9,000 GBP
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  • La Venerie... de nouveau reveue, et augment&eacute;e, outre les precedentes impressions. Edited by [?]Jean de Sansicquet. <em>Paris: en la boutique de l'Angelier chez Claude Cramoisy, 1624</em>
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
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  • A Monograph of the Petrels (order tubinares). <em>London: Witherby & Co., 1907-1910</em>
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
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  • Spotted crake (Porzana maruetta), original watercolour drawing (visible area 320 x 425mm.), oval mount, framed and glazed
    Estimate: 2,000 – 3,000 GBP
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