London, South Kensington
15 October 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
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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