Sale 13BP01 | Lot 253

[COLOR PLATE] MERIAN, MARIA SYBILLA. Over de Voortteeling en Wonderbaerlyke Veranderingen der Surinaamsche Insecten. Amsterd...

Catalogue: Rare Books & Autographs
[COLOR PLATE] MERIAN, MARIA SYBILLA. Over de Voortteeling en Wonderbaerlyke Veranderingen der Surinaamsche Insecten. Amsterd...

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Lot 253
[COLOR PLATE] MERIAN, MARIA SYBILLA. Over de Voortteeling en Wonderbaerlyke Veranderingen der Surinaamsche Insecten. Amsterd...
. Amsterdam: Jean Fredric Bernard, 1730. Third edition (of Merian's 1705 Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium). Disbound and laid into its previous modern half vellum binding. 21 1/2 x 15 inches (55.5 x 38.5 cm); an imperfect copy retaining the title, 58 pp., 6 pp. preliminaries, 51 pp. text, and 50 (of 72) hand-colored engraved plates. Ink stamp to title, some repaired tears, lightly spotted throughout, few stray stains or dampstaining, sold with all faults as a collection of plates. Dunthorne 205; Landwehr 130; Nissen BBI 1341.


C The Charlotte Moss Collection

Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $15,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $15,000 (includes buyer's premium)

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