Auction 423 / Lot n° 615

Raccolta di storia naturale. Rome: Stamperia Pagliarini, 1784-85. Illustrated edition of this work dealing with science of Earth and animal species. 7 volumes, 4to (238 x 175mm). 7 titles drawn by Giacomo Sangermano and engraved by Giuseppe Sforza Perini, 100 folding plates containing 102 engravings, b4 (vol. V) and 3I4 (vol. VI) are white (in vol. II χ1 collocated after *2, in vol. III lacking quire B, vol. IV compared to SBN presents the following collation π1, a2, *4, A-3Q4, **4-***4, spotting, stains). Contemporary vellum, title on double labels on spine, red edges (panels lightly bowed, rubbed). Copy in accordance with SBN, but not with other copies, therefor sold as described and not subject to return. (7)

Auction: 23 May 2018 at 15:30

Estimate 200 - 300€

Sold 500€
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