Proceedings of The Zoological Society of London 1890
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2009-05-09)
Price : US $212.50
Description: Proceedings of the Scietific Meeting of The Zoological Society of London for the year 1890. Printed for the Society and sold at their house in Hanover square, London. Beautful Leather bound book in great condition. marbled papers on inner boards and owner stand on verso of front cover. Backstrap scrathed , corners bumped. Complete with 730 pages and 62 lithographic plates of Natural History Images of which 24 are hand colored. The society used some of the finest natural history illustrators of the time such as Smit and Keuleman.
A very nice volume loaded with scientific information on new discoveries in the natural world. The plates are fantastic, a few with minor foxing to the margins but very minor not affecting the images. I struggled with taking this volume apart, but due to the great condition of the book i could not bring myself to remove the plates.
Size: 6 X 9, three inchs thick.
Birds, Insects, Shells, Frogs, Butterflies, Mammals and more. Individual complete years of this publication sell between $ 900.00 to $1,500.00 for each year.
Please check out my other auctions I will be adding a total of nine continous years of this publication.
This book is sold (sold on 2009-05-09)
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