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Auction: Auction 29.10.1992
was auctioned on: 29 October 1992
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GOULD, JOHN and RICHARD BOWDLER SHARPE. A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Humming-Birds, with Supplement. London: Published by the Author [1849-] 1861, Supplement: Henry Sotheran & Co., [1880-] 1887.

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Estimate: US$70,000 - US$100,000
Price realised:  US$99,000
Lot number 109, Views: 52

GOULD, JOHN and RICHARD BOWDLER SHARPE. A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Humming-Birds, with Supplement. London: Published by the Author [1849-] 1861, Supplement: Henry Sotheran & Co., [1880-] 1887. 6 vols., 553 x 374mm. (21 3/4 x 14 3/4in.), very minor scratches or abrasions to four covers and the spine of vol. 3, slight wear to lower board edges, moderate foxing to 70 plates, some occasional minor foxing elsewhere, the Supplement very clean. 418 hand-colored lithographed plates, many highlighted in gold leaf overpainted with transparent oil and varnish colors, by Gould, H. C. Richter and W. Hart, most printed by Hullmandel & Walton. GOULD'S "MASTERPIECE... AN INCOMPARABLE CATALOGUE AND COMPENDIUM OF (6)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 29.10.1992
Date of the auction: 29 Oct 1992
Address: Christie's
New York, Park Avenue