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Owen, Richard
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES, INCLUDING:
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LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
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Owen, Richard
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES, INCLUDING:
Estimate
8001,400
LOT SOLD. 1,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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Owen, Richard
A COLLECTION OF 7 VOLUMES, INCLUDING:
i) Description of the Skeleton of an Extinct Gigantic Sloth. Printed by R. and J.E. Taylor, sold by John van Voorst, 1842, 4to, 24 lithographed plates, 4 folding (one with cloth strengthening at folds), errata slip at end, original cloth, binding faded, head and foot of spine restored; ii) On the Classification and Geographical Distribution of the Mammalia. J.W. Parker, 1859, illustrations, original cloth, bookplate of Henry William Poor (banker, stockbroker and book collector), spine rather worn; iii) Palaeontology. Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1860, folding plate, illustrations, contemporary half morocco; iv) Antiquity of Man as deduced from the discovery of a human skeleton... at Tilbury. J. van Voorst, 1884, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author to Sir John Fowler, 4 folding lithographed plates, one table, original cloth, upper cover slightly marked; all FIRST EDITIONS, and 3 others (including The Life, 2 vol.), 4to and 8vo
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English Literature, History, Children’s Books and Illustrations, including The Garrett Herman Collection: The Age of Darwin

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