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Auction archive: Lot number 31

Ɵ LOW, David. The Breeds of the Domestic Animals of the British Islands. 1842.

Estimate
£2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,695 - US$4,043
Price realised:
£2,200
ca. US$2,965
Auction archive: Lot number 31

Ɵ LOW, David. The Breeds of the Domestic Animals of the British Islands. 1842.

Estimate
£2,000 - £3,000
ca. US$2,695 - US$4,043
Price realised:
£2,200
ca. US$2,965
Beschreibung:

Ɵ LOW, David. (1786 - 1859). The Breeds of the Domestic Animals of the British Islands. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1842. two volumes bound in one, first edition, folio (440 x 350mm), brown half morocco, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, half-titles, 56 hand-coloured lithographed plates by Fairland after W. Nicholson, from paintings by W. Shiels, including sections on the horse (8 plates), the ox (22 plates), the sheep (21 plates), the goat (unillustrated), and the pig (5 plates). David Low was professor of agriculture in the University of Edinburgh, and commissioned the artist William Shiels to paint portraits of the animal subjects from which the lithographed plates were made.

Auction archive: Lot number 31
Auction:
Datum:
1 Oct 2021 - 20 Oct 2021
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
Beschreibung:

Ɵ LOW, David. (1786 - 1859). The Breeds of the Domestic Animals of the British Islands. London: Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1842. two volumes bound in one, first edition, folio (440 x 350mm), brown half morocco, raised bands and gilt lettering to spine, half-titles, 56 hand-coloured lithographed plates by Fairland after W. Nicholson, from paintings by W. Shiels, including sections on the horse (8 plates), the ox (22 plates), the sheep (21 plates), the goat (unillustrated), and the pig (5 plates). David Low was professor of agriculture in the University of Edinburgh, and commissioned the artist William Shiels to paint portraits of the animal subjects from which the lithographed plates were made.

Auction archive: Lot number 31
Auction:
Datum:
1 Oct 2021 - 20 Oct 2021
Auction house:
Dreweatts & Bloomsbury Auctions
16-17 Pall Mall
St James’s
London, SW1Y 5LU
United Kingdom
[email protected]
+44 (0)20 78398880
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