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Curtis, William (1746-1799) The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed, Six Issues bound in Three Volumes.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1204
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Curtis, William (1746-1799) The Botanical Magazine; or, Flower-Garden Displayed, Six Issues bound in Three Volumes. London: Couchman for Curtis, 1794-1797. Three octavo volumes containing issues VII through XII, illustrated with 216 hand-colored engravings of botanical specimens, bound in uniform green morocco with marbled paper boards, gold tooled spines, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed, 9 1/2 x 6 in. (3)
Estimate $700-900


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London, Book arts, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Crafts, Curtis, Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Graphic design, Paper art, Printing, Publishing, Visual arts, William Curtis

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