London, South Kensington
22 September 2004
SAY, Thomas (1787-1834). American Ornithology, or Descriptions of the Insects of North America, Philadelphia: Samuel Augustus Mitchell, 1825-28. Volumes II - III only, 8° (242 x 150mm). 36 hand-coloured engraved plates only. Without covers but hinges holding. Nissen ZBI 3612.
With a quantity of disbound and partly-disbound plates and text leaves from Thomas Say's American Conchology, or Descriptions of the Shells of North America. (a lot)
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Please note the correct title of this lot is American Entomology, or Descriptions of the Insects of North America.
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