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Auction: Travel, Science and Natural History
was auctioned on: 22 April 2010
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A TWO VOLUME SET OF SOPWITH'S GEOLOGICAL MODELS

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Estimate: £6,000 - £10,000
ca. US$9,197 - US$15,328
Price realised:  £7,500
ca. US$11,496
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A TWO VOLUME SET OF SOPWITH'S GEOLOGICAL MODELS
THOMAS SOPWITH, AFTER 1841
A TWO VOLUME SET OF SOPWITH'S GEOLOGICAL MODELS THOMAS SOPWITH, AFTER 1841 Twelve 4-inch square wooden models, comprised of different woods to represent different rock strata, with two additional models and a card mine diagram added to the (facsimile) cases -- with three books by Thomas Sopwith, Description of a series of geological models , [1841], Treatise on isometrical drawing , (1838), An account of the mining districts of Alston Moor , (1833) (a signed presentation copy to his nephew). 13½ x 9½in. (34.5 x 24cm.) (5)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Travel, Science and Natural History
Date of the auction: 22 Apr 2010
Address: Christie's
22 April 2010, London, South Kensington