Lot 282: Willoughby (Francis) Historia Piscium Libri Quatuor, Jussu & Sumptibus Societatis Regiae Londinensis editi, 1st ed, Oxford, 1686

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Lot 281: Willoughby (Francis). Historia Piscium Libri Quatuor, Jussu & Sumptibus Societatis Regiae Londinensis editi, 1st ed., Oxford, 1686, title with engraved vignette of the Sheldonian Theatre, additional engraved title, dedication leaf to Samuel Pepys, 187 fine engraved plates (complete), each plate with neat eighteenth century annotations, including Linnaean nomenclature in brown ink, occasional minor spotting and one or two small holes, printed title, engraved title and dedication leaf with some dampstains to upper margins, with small hole to head of engraved title only, and similar dampstain to final portion of text (appendix and index), contemporary full calf, gilt decorated spine with morocco labels, a little rubbed with minor wear to extremities, folio Nissen ZBI 4417; Wing W2879. (1) Dominic Winter's Travel & Natural History Maps, Prints & Sporting Art Early Printed Books Military History Wednesday, 11th November 2015 Estimate: £1500-2000
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