Schaeffer | Elementa ornithologica iconibus, 1779
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Schaeffer | Elementa ornithologica iconibus, 1779

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Schaeffer | Elementa ornithologica iconibus, 1779

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Lot Sold:5,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

SCHAEFFER, JACOB CHRISTIAN

Elementa ornithologica iconibus vivis colorbis expressis illustrata. Edition secunda. Regensburg: Breitfelt, 1779


4to (279 x 210mm.), 70 hand-coloured engraved plates, contemporary red morocco by Nicolas Denis Derome le jeune, Paris, with his ticket, minor repairs to binding


LITERATURE:

Anker 439; Nissen IVB 822 (both listing VIIIpp., 80pp., this copy with IVpp., 80pp.)


PROVENANCE:

Inscription to front free endpaper: "Cat: Bought July 1894. H.J.J."; Free Public Library, Wigan, blindstamps and deaccession stamp

Condition Report

Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, where appropriate.

 

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