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Lambert, Aylmer Bourke
A DESCRIPTION OF THE GENUS PINUS. LONDON: J. WHITE, 1803-1807
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6,0008,000
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Lambert, Aylmer Bourke
A DESCRIPTION OF THE GENUS PINUS. LONDON: J. WHITE, 1803-1807
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 25,000 GBP
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Lambert, Aylmer Bourke
A DESCRIPTION OF THE GENUS PINUS. LONDON: J. WHITE, 1803-1807
ONE OF ONLY 25 COPIES COLOURED BY WILLIAM HOOKER, 2 volumes, large folio (570 x 460mm.), dedication, engraved portrait frontispiece in volume 2, 64 plates, lithographed and engraved all but 6 coloured by hand, later three-quarter morocco, some foxing, last leaf torn and repaired
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Literature

Nissen BBI 1123; Great Flower Books, p.64 (stating that 25 coloured copies, with colouring by William Hooker, were issued in all); Henrey 920; Stafleu TL2 4145

Catalogue Note

The first great coniferous iconography including stunning plates after Ferdinand Bauer.

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