Sclater and Thomas | The Book of Antelopes, 4 volumes. London: R.H. Porter, 1894-1900
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Philip Lutley Sclater and Oldfield Thomas
The Book of Antelopes. London: R.H. Porter, 1894-1900
4 volumes, 4to (286 x 220mm.), 100 hand-coloured lithographed plates by and after J. Smit and J. Wolf, printed by M. & N. Hanhart, plus title vignettes and illustrations, publisher's gilt-stamped brown cloth, uncut, some plates detached or partially detached and partial/closed tears to some leaves, bindings slightly bumped
Nissen ZBI 3784
Volume 1: plate 1 partially detached, plates 13 and 17 detached, top of front board bumped; volume 2: partial tear to bottom of p.129; volume 3: plate 47 detached, plate 50 partially detached; volume 4: partial tears to title page, p.13, and p.97, closed tear with tape repair to p.185, closed tears to pp.189-192; all volumes: browning to extremities, edges bumped
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