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Lot 171

Lydekker (Richard) The Royal Natural History, 6 vol., 1893-94; Wild Life of the World, 3 vol., first edition, 1916; The Game Animals of Africa, first edition, 1908 (10)

Hammer Price: £110

Estimate: £150 - £200

Description

Lydekker (Richard) The Royal Natural History, 6 vol., 71 chromolithographed plates only (of 72), tissue-guards, numerous wood-engraved illustrations, occasional foxing, contemporary half morocco, vols. 1 & 2 rebacked with original spines laid down, slight rubbing to joints and corners, 1893-94; Wild Life of the World, 3 vol., first edition, plates and illustrations, tissue-guards, cracked hinges, contemporary half morocco, faded spines, slight bumping to corners and extremities, 1916; The Game Animals of Africa, first edition, illustrations, several full-page, 4pp. advertisements at end, occasional faint soiling, later half morocco, 1908, 8vo (10)

Full Lot Details

Lydekker (Richard) The Royal Natural History, 6 vol., 71 chromolithographed plates only (of 72), tissue-guards, numerous wood-engraved illustrations, occasional foxing, contemporary half morocco, vols. 1 & 2 rebacked with original spines laid down, slight rubbing to joints and corners, 1893-94; Wild Life of the World, 3 vol., first edition, plates and illustrations, tissue-guards, cracked hinges, contemporary half morocco, faded spines, slight bumping to corners and extremities, 1916; The Game Animals of Africa, first edition, illustrations, several full-page, 4pp. advertisements at end, occasional faint soiling, later half morocco, 1908, 8vo (10)

Lot 171

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