• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 238

    MINING -- Annales des Mines, ou recueil de mémoires sur l'explotation des mines. Paris: various publishers, 1817-1919. 250 volumes + indices bound in 257 volumes, 8° (204 x 128mm). Numerous plates and maps, many folding, some with partial hand-colouring. (Occasional light spotting and browning.) A near uniform set in tan half calf with red and black spine labels, or tan cloth bound to match, 3 vols with extra gilt spines and two black spine labels (extremities lightly rubbed and worn, with a couple of volumes with snagged headcaps, 1 vol. with torn label).

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    MINING -- Annales des Mines, ou recueil de mémoires sur l'explotation des mines. Paris: various publishers, 1817-1919. 250 volumes + indices bound in 257 volumes, 8° (204 x 128mm). Numerous plates and maps, many folding, some with partial hand-colouring. (Occasional light spotting and browning.) A near uniform set in tan half calf with red and black spine labels, or tan cloth bound to match, 3 vols with extra gilt spines and two black spine labels (extremities lightly rubbed and worn, with a couple of volumes with snagged headcaps, 1 vol. with torn label).

    A RARE COMPLETE RUN OF THE OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF FRANCE'S CONSEIL GéNéRAL DES MINES, complete with the 50 volumes of Mining Laws published supplemental to the Mémoires between 1852-1914. (257)


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