• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 234

    MICROSCOPY -- The Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club. London: for the club by Robert Hardwicke, 1868-1952. 26 volumes, 8° (215 x 136mm and 243 x 156mm). Numerous plates, many of which lithographs, some of which tinted or partially-coloured, a few other folding; includes plate 9 to vol. 1 ('Skeleton of the Proboscis of the Blow Fly') acting as frontispiece. Contemporary half calf, extremities rubbed and slightly worn, final 6 vols in brown cloth. Provenance: Edward Heron-Allen (stamps).

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    MICROSCOPY -- The Journal of the Quekett Microscopical Club. London: for the club by Robert Hardwicke, 1868-1952. 26 volumes, 8° (215 x 136mm and 243 x 156mm). Numerous plates, many of which lithographs, some of which tinted or partially-coloured, a few other folding; includes plate 9 to vol. 1 ('Skeleton of the Proboscis of the Blow Fly') acting as frontispiece. Contemporary half calf, extremities rubbed and slightly worn, final 6 vols in brown cloth. Provenance: Edward Heron-Allen (stamps).

    EXTREMELY RARE AND EXTENSIVE RUN OF THE JOURNAL OF THIS HISTORIC AND ILLUSTRIOUS CLUB. (26)


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