Sale: 421 / Rare Books, May 18./19. 2015 in Hamburg Lot 583

 
583
George Schneider
The Book of Choice Ferns. 3 Bde. 1892-1894
Estimate:
€ 350 / $ 410
Sold:
€ 360 / $ 421

(incl. 20% surcharge)
Lot description
Schneider, George, The book of choice ferns for the garden, conservatory, and stove. Describing and giving explicit cultural directions for the best and most striking ferns and Selaginellas in cultivation. 3 Bde. Mit 22 chromolithogr. Tafeln und 67 tlw. photogr. Tafeln (8 gefalt.) sowie zahlr. Abbildungen überwieg. in Holzstich. London, L. Upcott Gill 1892-94. OLwd. mit goldgepr. RTitel. Kl.-4to. VII, 666 S.; VIII, 621 S.; VI S., 1 Bl., 457 S.

Einzige Ausgabe des reich illustrierten Werkes; selten, nicht bei Nissen und in der Slg. Plesch. - Ränder stellenw. gering gebräunt. Gelenke tls. gelockert. Exlibris. Gutes Exemplar.

Stafleu/Cowan 10950.

3 vols. Only edition. Not in Nissen. With 22 chromolithogr. plates and 67 partly photogr. plates (8 folding) as well as numerous illustrations in text, mostly in wood engraving. Orig. cloth with gilt title on spine. - Margins partly minim. browned. Joints partly loosened. Bookplate. Good copy.

583
George Schneider
The Book of Choice Ferns. 3 Bde. 1892-1894
Estimate:
€ 350 / $ 410
Sold:
€ 360 / $ 421

(incl. 20% surcharge)