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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 27

    DARWIN, Erasmus (1731-1802). The Temple of Nature; or, the Origin of Society: a Poem. London: for J. Johnson, 1803. 4° (294 x 228mm). Engraved frontispiece and 3 plates by Henry Fuseli (a little foxing and offsetting). Contemporary half calf (worn, upper cover detached). Provenance: Robert Benson (armorial bookplate).

    Price Realised  

    DARWIN, Erasmus (1731-1802). The Temple of Nature; or, the Origin of Society: a Poem. London: for J. Johnson, 1803. 4° (294 x 228mm). Engraved frontispiece and 3 plates by Henry Fuseli (a little foxing and offsetting). Contemporary half calf (worn, upper cover detached). Provenance: Robert Benson (armorial bookplate).


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