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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 335

    [LINNAEUS, Carolus (1707-1778)] and John MILLER (1715-90). An Illustration of the Sexual System, of Linnaeus. London: R. Faulder, 1794-89. 2 volumes, 8° (234 x 143 mm). Engraved titles, 190 hand-coloured engraved plates (a little light spotting and soiling to vol. one). Contemporary half calf over marbled paper boards (a little rubbed, upper board of vol. one detached). Provenance: Arpad Plesch; W. Bassett Holmes (bookplates). This copy has the same number of plates as called for by Nissen, but with an extra plate in vol. one and without plate no. 20 in vol. II. Nissen BBI 1374. With 6 others of Linnean interest. (30)

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    [LINNAEUS, Carolus (1707-1778)] and John MILLER (1715-90). An Illustration of the Sexual System, of Linnaeus. London: R. Faulder, 1794-89. 2 volumes, 8° (234 x 143 mm). Engraved titles, 190 hand-coloured engraved plates (a little light spotting and soiling to vol. one). Contemporary half calf over marbled paper boards (a little rubbed, upper board of vol. one detached). Provenance: Arpad Plesch; W. Bassett Holmes (bookplates). This copy has the same number of plates as called for by Nissen, but with an extra plate in vol. one and without plate no. 20 in vol. II. Nissen BBI 1374. With 6 others of Linnean interest. (30)


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