Lot 9
  • 9

Lesson, Robert

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  • A collection of four works, uniformly bound, comprising:
  • paper
Histoire naturelle des oiseaux-mouches. Paris: Arthus Bertrand, [1829–1830], half-title, dedication, 86 hand-coloured engraved plates, [Anker 291; Nissen IVB 547]

Histoire naturelle des colibris, suivie d’un supplément a l’histoire naturelle des oiseaux mouches. Paris: Arthus Bertrand, [1830–1832], half-title, dedication, 66 hand-coloured engraved plates, [Anker 293; Nissen IVB 548]



Les trochilidées ou les colibris et les oiseaux-mouches. Paris: Arthus Bertrand, [1832–1833], half-title, 66 hand-coloured engraved plates, [Anker 294; Nissen IVB 549]



Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis et des épimaques. Paris: Arthus Bertrand, [1834–1835], half-title, 43 hand-coloured engraved plates, [Anker 296; Nissen IVB 550]



FIRST EDITIONS, together 4 volumes, 8vo (240 x 145mm.), contemporary uniform red half morocco by Rivage, spines gilt with foliate motifs, occasional foxing and spotting

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