Catalogue 815: Illustrated Catalogue of Important Natural History Works [cover title: Illustrated Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Books in Contemporary Bindings, with Arms...]; Including a Magnificent Collection of Ornithological Books Bound in Full Morocco. Henry Sotheran, bookseller.
Catalogue 815: Illustrated Catalogue of Important Natural History Works [cover title: Illustrated Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Books in Contemporary Bindings, with Arms...]; Including a Magnificent Collection of Ornithological Books Bound in Full Morocco

Catalogue 815: Illustrated Catalogue of Important Natural History Works [cover title: Illustrated Catalogue of Seventeenth Century Books in Contemporary Bindings, with Arms...]; Including a Magnificent Collection of Ornithological Books Bound in Full Morocco

London: Henry Sotheran, 1929. First edition. Soft cover. 80p + many ills. Base of spine chipped, mended. Covers soiled. "Sotheran's Price Current of Literature, No. 815 is dedicated to the memory of Henry Cecil Sotheran, who died in St. George's Hospital on October 15th, 1928, as the result of a street accident on the same day." Laid in: sale flyer describing the 858-volume "Newton Library," with many previously unknown titles. Good. Item #30360

Over 1100 items, including 160 topographical watercolor drawings by Augustus J.C. Hare. Items 1-56 and 217-419 comprise the ornithological books, including many high spots. Also with many 17th-century books in contemporary armorial bindings, Americana, etc. No other copies online at the time of this listing. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.

Price: $45.00

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