• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 244

    WERNERIAN NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY. Memoirs. Edinburgh: 1811-1839. Vol. I-VIII pt.1, all published, bound in 8 volumes, 8° (215 x 136mm). 139 plates and maps, many coloured, some folding. (Some occasional light spotting and browning.) Contemporary half calf, first 7 vols rebacked to style to match vol. 8, preserving original labels, vol. 8 with original printed wrappers bound in (extremities rubbed).

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    WERNERIAN NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY. Memoirs. Edinburgh: 1811-1839. Vol. I-VIII pt.1, all published, bound in 8 volumes, 8° (215 x 136mm). 139 plates and maps, many coloured, some folding. (Some occasional light spotting and browning.) Contemporary half calf, first 7 vols rebacked to style to match vol. 8, preserving original labels, vol. 8 with original printed wrappers bound in (extremities rubbed).

    RARE COMPLETE RUN OF ROBERT JAMESON'S INFLUENTIAL NATURAL HISTORY PERIODICAL. The final part present here - Vol. 8 pt. 1 - is often missing. (8)


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