Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 301

 
Lorenz Oken - Abbildungen zur allgemeinen Naturgeschichte. 1843.


301
Lorenz Oken
Abbildungen zur allgemeinen Naturgeschichte. 1843.
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 520
Sold:
€ 576 / $ 599

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Oken, [L.], Abbildungen zu Oken's allgemeiner Naturgeschichte für alle Stände. Atlas vol. With lithogr. title and 164 mostly color-lithogr. plates (of which 28 in folding). Stuttgart, Hoffmann 1843. Contemp. half calf. 4to.

DSB X, 196. - Nissen, Zool. 3006. - Horn/Schenkling 16535. - Engelmann p. 114. - Complete plate part on Oken's comprehensive natural scientific work, "presumably the last work in which just one author comprehensively covers all of natural history." (Translation of quote from ADB XXIV, 220) - The nice plates mostly with several illustrations, most anatomic. geognostic and schematic plates uncolored. - Foxed and slightly browned in places (colored plates barely affected), thumbed in places, ca. 20 plates with marginal blemishes, 3 plates with parts of margin torn off (on 2 plates images affected), 4 plates with maginl tears (2 rebacked and affecting image), 2 folding plates with squeeze marks and uncomely rebacked split, 12 plates mended and rebacked in the folding (affecting image in places), 1 text sheet with piece of margin torn off. Binding somewhat scraped, 1 outer joint slightly torn.




301
Lorenz Oken
Abbildungen zur allgemeinen Naturgeschichte. 1843.
Estimate:
€ 500 / $ 520
Sold:
€ 576 / $ 599

(incl. 20% surcharge)