• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 245

    ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings [later:] Journal of Zoology. London: various publishers for the Society, 1862-1911; 1915; 1934-1937; 1959-1970; 1971-1975; 1977-1979. 116 bound volumes, 8° (220 x 150mm) and small 4° (240 x 185mm) and a quantity of unbound parts. Numerous plates and illustrations, hand-coloured lithographic plates from 1868-c.1906, chromolithographic plates and later three-colour process and photographic plates. (About half of the 1907 volume in photocopy facsimile.) The bound vols near uniform in maroon cloth or maroon half leather, the unbound parts in original printed wrappers (leather bindings rubbed, 3 original wrappers frayed and chipped with a few tears).

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    ZOOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON. Proceedings of the Scientific Meetings [later:] Journal of Zoology. London: various publishers for the Society, 1862-1911; 1915; 1934-1937; 1959-1970; 1971-1975; 1977-1979. 116 bound volumes, 8° (220 x 150mm) and small 4° (240 x 185mm) and a quantity of unbound parts. Numerous plates and illustrations, hand-coloured lithographic plates from 1868-c.1906, chromolithographic plates and later three-colour process and photographic plates. (About half of the 1907 volume in photocopy facsimile.) The bound vols near uniform in maroon cloth or maroon half leather, the unbound parts in original printed wrappers (leather bindings rubbed, 3 original wrappers frayed and chipped with a few tears).

    AN EXTENSIVE RUN OF THIS IMPORTANT PUBLICATION, covering the period during which natural history made some of its most dramatic leaps forward. These new discoveries were ably illustrated by many of the great animal and bird artists of the time, including Frohawk, Keulemans, Mintern, Richter, Wolf and others. Anker 547; Nissen ZBI 4744. (116)


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