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Botany, Four Illustrated English Titles, Late 18th and Early 19th Century.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
186
Sold for:
$277$225

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Botany, Four Illustrated English Titles, Late 18th and Early 19th Century. Including: Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Volume III, London: by Couchman and Fry for Curtis, 1790, octavo, illustrated throughout with full page and folding hand-colored botanical plates; The Young Botanists; in Thirteen Dialogues, London: for Phillips, 1810, small octavo, illustrated with twelve hand-colored illustrations of plants; Culpeper's English Physician and Complete Herbal, London: by Adlard, 1810, large quarto, volumes I and II, first volume illustrated with hand-colored botanical illustrations, the second with anatomical figures; [and] Thornton's A Family Herbal, London: for Crosby & Co., 1814, large octavo, frontispiece portrait, illustrated throughout, untrimmed copy, contemporary boards. (4)
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

Crosby & Co., Biology, Botanical illustration, Botany, Curtis's Botanical Magazine, Herbal, Herbalism, Herbaria, Visual arts, London

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