London, South Kensington
13 April 2006
SHAW, Simeon. Nature Displayed in the Heavens and on the Earth. London: for Sir Richard Phillips, 1823. 6 volumes, 8°. 246 only (of 248) engraved, aquatint and wood-engraved plates, many hand-coloured, many folding (some browning, spotting, short tears and other minor defects). Later half calf by Kennington of Bath with his ticket (rubbed, some hinges worn).
PIZZETTA, Jules. Plantes et bêtes. Causeries familières sur l'histoire naturelle. Paris: A. Hennuyer, . Large 8°. Frontispiece and 6 hand-coloured engraved plates, numerous illustrations in the text (some foxing at the beginning). Red pictorial cloth gilt, gilt edges. With Richard Lydekker's The Royal Natural History (London, 1894-96, 12 vols.). (19)
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