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    Foljambe Collection Removed from Osberton Hall

    30 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 62

    WOOD, William (1774-1857). Index Entomologicus; or A Complete Illustrated Catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects of Great Britain. London: by the author, [1833-1838-]1839. 54 hand-coloured engraved plates. (Occasional very light spotting, mainly to text leaves.) Contemporary calf, gilt spine with morocco lettering-piece (rebacked preserving original backstrip, edges lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION. T.T. Foljambe is on the subscribers' list. Nissen ZBI 4458.

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    WOOD, William (1774-1857). Index Entomologicus; or A Complete Illustrated Catalogue of the Lepidopterous Insects of Great Britain. London: by the author, [1833-1838-]1839. 54 hand-coloured engraved plates. (Occasional very light spotting, mainly to text leaves.) Contemporary calf, gilt spine with morocco lettering-piece (rebacked preserving original backstrip, edges lightly rubbed). FIRST EDITION. T.T. Foljambe is on the subscribers' list. Nissen ZBI 4458.

    MADDOCK, James (c.1715-1786) and Samuel CURTIS (1779-1860). The Florist's Directory, a treatise on the culture of flowers. 1810. 8° (211 x 131mm). 8 hand-coloured engraved plates. (Occasional very light spotting to text.) Contemporary boards, leather spine (rebacked, binding a bit tight). FIRST EDITION THUS. Henrey 1004.

    BROWN, Thomas (1785-1862) The Elements of Conchology. London: Lackington, Allen & Co. [and others], 1816. 8° (210 x 125mm). 9 engraved plates, 5 hand-coloured. (Tiny hole to Q2, not affecting text.) Contemporary calf, stamp to upper cover, spine gilt (edges and spine rubbed, joints cracked, headcap slightly defective, tailcap a little worn). Provenance: Henry Savile Foljambe (1785-1839, son of Francis Ferrand and uncle of George Savile, with his monogram in blind on covers). FIRST EDITION. Dance 42; Nissen ZBI 606.

    DONOVAN, Edward (1768-1837) Instructions for collecting and preserving Various Subjects of Natural History. London: F.C. and J. Rivington, 1805. 4° (240 x 142mm). 2 engraved plates. (Text heavily browned and spotted in places, particulary at the beginning.) Contemporary half calf (worn, front cover detached). Second edition. 'Differs from the first edition only in the title-page and preface' (BMNH I.473).

    POWELL, Richard (1766-1834). Pharmacopoeia of the Royal College of Physicians of London, M.DCCC.IX translated into English with notes, &c. London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809. 8° (215 x 128mm). Second edition. One engraved plate. (Plate browned, text with occasional light spotting.) Contemporary tree calf, flat spine ruled in gilt, red leather lettering piece (rebacked preserving original backstrip, edges rubbed). Wellcome IV p.365. (5)


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