ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)
ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)
ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)
ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)
ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)
ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)
ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)
1

ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)

Estimate:

1,000 - 1,500 GBP

12

ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)

Estimate:

1,000 - 1,500 GBP

Lot sold:5,670GBP
(23 bids, reserve met)

Description

ALBIN, ELEAZAR


A NATURAL HISTORY OF BIRDS [A SUPPLEMENT]. LONDON: W. INNYS AND R. MANBY, 1738-1740 (BUT A SUBSEQUENT ISSUE, NO LATER THAN 1799)


3 volumes, 4to (288 x 219mm.), lists of subscribers, 306 hand coloured engraved plates, later half calf over marbled boards, some plates shaved, 2 plates with marginal tears


The plates are on Whatman laid paper – this was developed in the1750s. The ownership inscription in volume 3 is dated 1799.


LITERATURE:

Anker 4 and 5; Nissen IVB 15


To view Shipping Calculator, please click here

Condition Report

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


Please note: Condition 11 of the Conditions of Business for Buyers (Online Only) is not applicable to this lot.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)
ALBIN | A natural history of birds, 1738-1740 (but later)
Lot Closed