Lot n° 193
400 - 500
Result with fees
An instructive memoir on how to collect, prepare, preserve and send various natural history curiosities. Lyon, Bruyset, 1758. In-8, contemporary speckled fawn calf, ornate ribbed spine, red title coin.
Original edition, illustrated with 25 off-text folding plates. It includes in fine Avis for the transport by sea of trees, perennials, seeds and various other natural history curiosities of Henri-Louis Duhamel Du Monceau.
Gasket: - SALE. Treated the stones that are generated in the land and in the animals. Paris, Cosson and Witte, 1701. In-12, contemporary calf, ornate ribbed back, slight rubbing, damaged upper headdress. A portrait-frontispiece, 7 etchings, one double. Freckles, worm work on the margins of a few sheets. The last pages of the catalogue are missing
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