Lot 10228
December Auction Online including Books & Prints | 20 december 2020
[NATURAL HISTORY] – SLABBER, M. Natuurkundige Verlustigingen, Behelzende Microscopise Waarneemingen van In- en Uitlandse Water- en Land-Dieren [..]. [Part I-XVIII].

Te Haarlem, By J. Bosch, [1769-]1778, [4],[8],148,[2],149-166 pp. With 2 ident. woodcut printer’s marks. With 18 engraved plates by R. Muys after i.a. P.M. Brasser, all in a fine CONTEMPORARY HANDCOLOURING. Large 4to (ca. 28,5 x 22 cm.), 19th-cent. half-morocco, spine with red morocco letterpiece, uncut.

¶ Nissen (ZBI) 3861. Landwehr (Col. Plates) 187. Rare first & only edition (printed on LARGE PAPER) of a scientific work concerning small water-animals (published in 18 instalments between 1769-1778) by the Dutch naturalist Martinus Slabber (1740-1835) illustrated with engravings by the Dutch print-maker Robbert Muys (1742-1825). Ex bibliotheca Alfred Joan Labouchere (1867-1953, Dutch lawyer & Olympic fencer) with his heraldic book-plate mounted on upper paste-down. – Spine partly rubbed/ worn. Both free end-papers missing, but else in fine condition.

€ 250,00
€ 350,00
€ 2.200,00

Hamerprijs: € 2.200