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    Sale 5429

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    24 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 46

    DONOVAN, Edward (1768-1837). The Natural History of British Shells. London: Printed for the Author, 1799-1803. 5 volumes, tall 8° (250 x 150mm). 180 hand-coloured plates by Edward Donovan (occasional light spotting). Original publisher's boards, spines with printed labels, uncut (lightly rubbed). Nissen ZBI 1147. (5)

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    DONOVAN, Edward (1768-1837). The Natural History of British Shells. London: Printed for the Author, 1799-1803. 5 volumes, tall 8° (250 x 150mm). 180 hand-coloured plates by Edward Donovan (occasional light spotting). Original publisher's boards, spines with printed labels, uncut (lightly rubbed). Nissen ZBI 1147. (5)


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