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Auction: Auction 30.11.2001
was auctioned on: 30 November 2001
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BUTLER, Arthur Gardiner (1844-1925), George Francis HAMPSON (1860-1936) & Lord WALSINGHAM (1843-1919). Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum . London: Taylor and Francis by order of the T...

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Estimate: £500 - £800
ca. US$718 - US$1,149
Price realised:  £1,116
ca. US$1,603
Lot number 518, Views: 96

BUTLER, Arthur Gardiner (1844-1925), George Francis HAMPSON (1860-1936) & Lord WALSINGHAM (1843-1919). Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum . London: Taylor and Francis by order of the Trustees, 1877-1893. 9 volumes, 2° (320 x 240mm.), 176 hand-coloured lithographed plates (some light waterstaining and mostly marginal browning, plate XIII strongly affected, some offsetting to verso of previous plate), modern cloth by Riley Dunn & Wilson, old front cover relaid (new endpapers). Provenance : Presentation bookplate, from the British Museum Trustees. Nissen ZBI 741. GÜNTHER, Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf (1930-1914). The Gigantic Land-Tortoises (Living and Extinct) in the Collection of the British Museum , London: Taylor and Francis by Order of the Trustees, 1877. 2° (320 x 255mm.), 54 lithographed plates of which 6 are folding and one double-page (some waterstaining, some plates rehinged), modern cloth by Riley Dunn & Wilson, old front cover relaid (new endpapers). Nissen ZBI 1741; Wood p. 371. (10)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 30.11.2001
Date of the auction: 30 Nov 2001
Address: Christie's
London, South Kensington