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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 24

    MALPIGHI, Marcello (1628-1694). Opera omnia. London: R. Littlebury, 1687-86. 2 volumes bound together. Titles printed in red and black, the first with engraved arms, engraved frontispiece bound after title and 143 plates, some folding (many plate numbers shaved, a little spotting and discolouration). Krivatsy 7320; Wing M343 & 344; Wellcome IV, p.38. [Bound after:] MALPIGHI, M. Opera posthuma. Venice: A. Poleti, 1698. Title printed in red and black, engraved portrait, half title (lacks plates, lower fore-corners stained at the beginning). 2 works in one volume, 2° (358 x 223mm). Contemporary vellum (head and foot of spine chipped). Krivatsy 7324.

    Price Realised  

    MALPIGHI, Marcello (1628-1694). Opera omnia. London: R. Littlebury, 1687-86. 2 volumes bound together. Titles printed in red and black, the first with engraved arms, engraved frontispiece bound after title and 143 plates, some folding (many plate numbers shaved, a little spotting and discolouration). Krivatsy 7320; Wing M343 & 344; Wellcome IV, p.38. [Bound after:] MALPIGHI, M. Opera posthuma. Venice: A. Poleti, 1698. Title printed in red and black, engraved portrait, half title (lacks plates, lower fore-corners stained at the beginning). 2 works in one volume, 2° (358 x 223mm). Contemporary vellum (head and foot of spine chipped). Krivatsy 7324.


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