Lot 197: Curtis (Samuel and Hooker, Sir William Jackson)

DominicWinter

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Lot 197: Curtis (Samuel and Hooker, Sir William Jackson). Curtis's Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed..., volume 39, 1814, and volume 41 & 42, 1815, volume 39 with title page and twenty-six (only) engraved plates with contemporary hand colouring, including six folding, occasional slight spotting and offsetting, library stamp to verso of plates, a.e.g., contemporary half morocco gilt, disbound, boards detached and lacking spine, 8vo, volume 41 with title page and fifty-six (only) engraved plates with contemporary hand colouring (including three folding), slight offsetting and staining, a.e.g., contemporary half morocco gilt, disbound, boards detached and lacking spine, 8vo, with, Curtis (Samuel),Curtis's Botanical Magazine..., volumes 15 & seven monthly parts from 1863,, New Series, 1842 & 1863, volume 15 with forty-two (only) lithograhic plates with contemporary hand colouring, occasional spotting, a few plates with small closed tears to margins, contemporary printed paper wrappers, disbound, 8vo, the 1863 parts containing thirty-one lithographs with contemporary hand colouring including three folding, original printed paper wrappers, 8vo, plus, Britten (James), European Ferns, published Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co., circa 1888, title page and thirty chromolithographic plates, slight spotting, hinges broken, text block detached, contemporary half calf, worn, frayed and rubbed with slight loss at head of spine,. sidings stained, 4to. Sold as a collection of plates, not subject to return. (5) Dominic Winter's Printed Books and Maps Auction October 2015 Wednesday, 14th October 2015 Estimate: £300-500
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