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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 357

    ELWES, Henry John (1846-1922) & Augustine HENRY. The Trees of Great Britain & Ireland. Edinburgh: privately printed, 1906-13. 15 volumes in 8, including index, plates and text bound separately, 4° (321 x 256mm). Coloured lithographed frontispieces in vols. I-V, frontispiece portraits of the authors in vol. VII, 7 titles printed in colours with decorative borders, 412 plates (a few leaves lightly spotted). Original printed wrappers, 14 vols. preserved in original cloth-backed folders (extremities of wrappers a little chipped, folders a little scuffed). FIRST EDITION. Nissen BBI 595. (8)

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    ELWES, Henry John (1846-1922) & Augustine HENRY. The Trees of Great Britain & Ireland. Edinburgh: privately printed, 1906-13. 15 volumes in 8, including index, plates and text bound separately, 4° (321 x 256mm). Coloured lithographed frontispieces in vols. I-V, frontispiece portraits of the authors in vol. VII, 7 titles printed in colours with decorative borders, 412 plates (a few leaves lightly spotted). Original printed wrappers, 14 vols. preserved in original cloth-backed folders (extremities of wrappers a little chipped, folders a little scuffed). FIRST EDITION. Nissen BBI 595. (8)


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