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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

Curtis, William
THE BOTANICAL MAGAZINE; OR FLOWER-GARDEN DISPLAYED. LONDON, 1787-1831
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 GBP
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PROPERTY FROM A DISTINGUISHED PRIVATE COLLECTION

Curtis, William
THE BOTANICAL MAGAZINE; OR FLOWER-GARDEN DISPLAYED. LONDON, 1787-1831
Estimate
7,0009,000
LOT SOLD. 16,250 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

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Curtis, William
THE BOTANICAL MAGAZINE; OR FLOWER-GARDEN DISPLAYED. LONDON, 1787-1831
Volumes 1-58 bound in 37, 8vo (222 x 144mm.), 3 uncoloured engraved plates, 3122 hand-coloured engraved plates, 264 folding, contemporary half russia, red morocco lettering-piece on flat spines, occasional light browning, a few plates almost detached, stitching loose on some early volumes, binding scuffed, extremities chipped, some spines darkened
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Provenance

Christie's, 25 June 1997, lot 297, £14,950

Literature

Nissen BBI 2350; Stafleu TL2 1290

Catalogue Note

A significant selection from probably the most famous of all botanical periodicals.

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