Sale: 348 / Rare Books, Nov. 17./18. 2008 in Hamburg Lot 363

 
Johann Matthäus Bechstein - Gemeinnützige Naturgeschichte Dt.`s 4 Bde. 1801-09


 
363
Johann Matthäus Bechstein
Gemeinnützige Naturgeschichte Dt.`s 4 Bde. 1801-09
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,140
Sold:
€ 840 / $ 957

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Bechstein, J. M., Gemeinnützige Naturgeschichte Deutschlands nach allen drey Reichen. Zweyte vermehrte und verbesserte Auflage. 4 vols. With 4 engr. frontispieces and 60 folding copper plates with 157 (144 coloured) illustrations. Leipzig, L. Crusius 1801-1809. Contemp. boards. (1 vol. differently bound in). 8vo.
Nissen, Vogelb. 80. - Anker 30. - Zimmer p. 45. - Engelmann p. 74. - Second edition of the natural history, mainly dealing with ornithology. Increased with text and plates in comparison with the first edition froim 1789-1795. - Slightly foxed, 5 plates with rebacked tear in the folding. Bindings rubbed, 2 spines slightly torn.

363
Johann Matthäus Bechstein
Gemeinnützige Naturgeschichte Dt.`s 4 Bde. 1801-09
Estimate:
€ 1,000 / $ 1,140
Sold:
€ 840 / $ 957

(incl. 20% surcharge)