Lot 134: Ray (John)



2015-07-08 11:46:55

Lot 134: Ray (John). Observations Topographical, Moral, & Physiological; Made in a Journey through Part of the Low-Countries, Germany, Italy, and France: With a Catalogue of Plants not Native of England, Found Spontaneously Growing in those Parts, and their Virtues, 2 parts in one, 1st ed., 1673, engraved portrait (misbound), three engraved plates (two folding), P1 with lower corner torn away affecting catchword, scattered minor spots, later mottled half calf, 8vo. Ray's account of his plant-collecting tour of continental Europe, accompanied by Francis Willughby. Wing R399. (1) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History, Early Printed Books, Maps, Globes & Decorative Prints, Science & Mathematics, Bookbinding Equipment Auction July 2015 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: £300-400
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