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    Landmarks of Science & Medicine from the Library of Andras Gedeon

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 181

    LEEUWENHOEK, Antoni van (1632-1723). Opera omnia ... editio novissima. Leiden: Johannes Arnold Langerak, 1722-1719. 4 volumes, 4° (191 x153 mm). 4 engraved frontispieces, 110 engraved plates (38 folding), numerous engraved illustrations in text (some occasional light browning and spotting, mostly in the text). Contemporary Dutch blindstamped vellum over boards. Provenance: Libin (signature on titles, 2 written over by following owner) -- Deschamps (signatures on two titles) -- Pierre Lambert (bookplate in each vol.). FIRST COLLECTED EDITION IN LATIN. Gedeon pp.96-98; Wellcome III, p. 477. (4)

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    LEEUWENHOEK, Antoni van (1632-1723). Opera omnia ... editio novissima. Leiden: Johannes Arnold Langerak, 1722-1719. 4 volumes, 4° (191 x153 mm). 4 engraved frontispieces, 110 engraved plates (38 folding), numerous engraved illustrations in text (some occasional light browning and spotting, mostly in the text). Contemporary Dutch blindstamped vellum over boards. Provenance: Libin (signature on titles, 2 written over by following owner) -- Deschamps (signatures on two titles) -- Pierre Lambert (bookplate in each vol.). FIRST COLLECTED EDITION IN LATIN. Gedeon pp.96-98; Wellcome III, p. 477. (4)


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