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JAMES SOWERBY (1757-1822)

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James Sowerby (1757-1822)
handcoloured etching, proof before title, inscribed in pencil to reverse 'by J. Sowerby', [published by James Sowerby FLSGS, 2 Mead Place, Lambeth]
14 ¾ x 22 ½in. (37.5 x 57.2cm.)
Literature
Cleevely, R.J., 'A Provisional Bibliography of Natural History Works by the Sowerby Family, J. Soc.Biblphy nat.Hist.6 (1974) p.492

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A rare example (we can locate only three other copies) of Sowerby's large-sheet print of meteorites "the only three have fallen in Great Britain".

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