Merian | [Plantes et Insectes de L'Europe, c.1750]
Merian | [Plantes et Insectes de L'Europe, c.1750]
Merian | [Plantes et Insectes de L'Europe, c.1750]
Merian | [Plantes et Insectes de L'Europe, c.1750]
Merian | [Plantes et Insectes de L'Europe, c.1750]
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BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Merian | [Plantes et Insectes de L'Europe, c.1750]

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Merian | [Plantes et Insectes de L'Europe, c.1750]

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Sold:4,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108


MERIAN, MARIA SIBYLLA

[Plantes et Insectes de L’Europe]. Paris: Huquier, [c.1750]


4 parts in one volume, large 4to (275 x 201mm.), 4 engraved sectional titles, 183 engraved plain plates (3 of the sectional titles included in the plate collation, numbered as follows: title 1: 1bis; title 2: 51bis; title 3: 101), contemporary speckled vellum, red edges, lacking 3 plates (170-172), minor spotting or staining, slightly bowed, corners bumped


PROVENANCE:

"The gift of Sophia Countess of Haddington, to the Library at Tynninghame, 1795", inscription to front free endpaper

Condition Report

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