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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 365

    JONSTON, John (1603-75). Historiae Naturalis de Arboribus et Plantis. Libri X. Heilbronn: Franciscus Josephus Eckerbrecht, 1768-69. 3 volumes including volume of plates, 2° (328 x 212mm). Engraved allegorical frontispiece with duplicate frontispiece in plate vol., titles printed in red and black, printed in double column, 137 engraved plates by Melchior Küsell after Matthaeus Merian (some mainly marginal worming to duplicate frontispiece and first and last plate, occasional very light mainly marginal spotting). Contemporary sheep, spines gilt, blue edges (some worming to spines, extremities rubbed, some scuffing). Nissen BBI 1007; Stafleu-Cowan 3408. (3)

    Price Realised  

    JONSTON, John (1603-75). Historiae Naturalis de Arboribus et Plantis. Libri X. Heilbronn: Franciscus Josephus Eckerbrecht, 1768-69. 3 volumes including volume of plates, 2° (328 x 212mm). Engraved allegorical frontispiece with duplicate frontispiece in plate vol., titles printed in red and black, printed in double column, 137 engraved plates by Melchior Küsell after Matthaeus Merian (some mainly marginal worming to duplicate frontispiece and first and last plate, occasional very light mainly marginal spotting). Contemporary sheep, spines gilt, blue edges (some worming to spines, extremities rubbed, some scuffing). Nissen BBI 1007; Stafleu-Cowan 3408. (3)


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