• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 161

    RUSSIA -- STRAHLENBERG, Philip Johann Tabert von (1676-1747). An Histori-geographical Description of the North and Eastern Part of Europe and Asia. London: W. Innys and R. Manby, 1736. 4° (220 x 165mm). Folding woodcut plan, 10 engraved plates, of which 3 folding, 2 folding tables and illustrations. (Lacking the folding map, short worm track in the margins of a few gatherings sometimes affecting a very few letters.) Contemporary half calf, flat spine with red morocco label (worn, covers nearly detached, spine ends chipped off). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Cordier 2713; Cox I, 194.

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    RUSSIA -- STRAHLENBERG, Philip Johann Tabert von (1676-1747). An Histori-geographical Description of the North and Eastern Part of Europe and Asia. London: W. Innys and R. Manby, 1736. 4° (220 x 165mm). Folding woodcut plan, 10 engraved plates, of which 3 folding, 2 folding tables and illustrations. (Lacking the folding map, short worm track in the margins of a few gatherings sometimes affecting a very few letters.) Contemporary half calf, flat spine with red morocco label (worn, covers nearly detached, spine ends chipped off). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION. Cordier 2713; Cox I, 194.


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