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    Sale 5141

    Fine Printed Books & Manuscripts

    12 November 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 131

    WHITE, Gilbert (1720-1793). The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. London: T. Bensley, 1789. 4° (250 x 187mm). 2 half-titles, each with engraved vignette, and 7 plates, 2 folding, errata leaf at end (occasional light browning and spotting). Contemporary half calf, gilt spine (joints repaired but still a little rubbed). Provenance: C. Shuckburgh (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Rothschild 2550.

    Price Realised  

    WHITE, Gilbert (1720-1793). The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne. London: T. Bensley, 1789. 4° (250 x 187mm). 2 half-titles, each with engraved vignette, and 7 plates, 2 folding, errata leaf at end (occasional light browning and spotting). Contemporary half calf, gilt spine (joints repaired but still a little rubbed). Provenance: C. Shuckburgh (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Rothschild 2550.


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