4 April 2003
HARRIS, Capt. W. Cornwallis. Portraits of the Game and Wild Animals of Southern Africa. London, 1840. 2o. Numerous hand-colored lithographed plates by Frank Howard (some foxing). Contemporary half red morocco gilt, g.e. (some wear to edges). FIRST EDITION of 'One of the most important and valuable of the large folio works on South african fauna' (Mendelssohn).
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10 of the plates from this book are framed as listed in lot 290 in sale 1320, 3 April 2003. They have been withdrawn from that sale and are now included with this copy of the book. The estimate is now $3,500-4,500.
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