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Auction archive: Lot number 93

SIBBALD, Robert (1641-1722). Scotia illustrata sive prodromus historiae naturalis in quo regionis natura... Edinburgh: J. Kniblo, J. Solingen and J. Colmar, 1684-83.

Auction 14.10.2003
14 Oct 2003
Estimate
US$500 - US$700
Price realised:
US$538
Auction archive: Lot number 93

SIBBALD, Robert (1641-1722). Scotia illustrata sive prodromus historiae naturalis in quo regionis natura... Edinburgh: J. Kniblo, J. Solingen and J. Colmar, 1684-83.

Auction 14.10.2003
14 Oct 2003
Estimate
US$500 - US$700
Price realised:
US$538
Beschreibung:

SIBBALD, Robert (1641-1722). Scotia illustrata sive prodromus historiae naturalis in quo regionis natura... Edinburgh: J. Kniblo, J. Solingen and J. Colmar, 1684-83. 3 parts in one volume, 2 o (372 x 239 mm). 22 engraved illustrations on 20 plates, engraved additional portrait and one additional plate of arms (some light browning and staining). Contemporary calf (joints cracked). Provenance : Mueller (ownership inscription on title); early ink duplicate stamp (on title); Friedlaender & Sohn, Berlin (ink stamp on paste-down). FIRST EDITION of this interesting 17th-century work on Scottish natural history. Sibbald instituted with Andrew Balfour the Botanical Garden at Edinburgh in 1667 and the above work contains an extensive catalogue of the plants grown in the garden. Nissen ZBI 3847; Wing S-3727 and S-3724.

Auction archive: Lot number 93
Auction:
Datum:
14 Oct 2003
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center
Beschreibung:

SIBBALD, Robert (1641-1722). Scotia illustrata sive prodromus historiae naturalis in quo regionis natura... Edinburgh: J. Kniblo, J. Solingen and J. Colmar, 1684-83. 3 parts in one volume, 2 o (372 x 239 mm). 22 engraved illustrations on 20 plates, engraved additional portrait and one additional plate of arms (some light browning and staining). Contemporary calf (joints cracked). Provenance : Mueller (ownership inscription on title); early ink duplicate stamp (on title); Friedlaender & Sohn, Berlin (ink stamp on paste-down). FIRST EDITION of this interesting 17th-century work on Scottish natural history. Sibbald instituted with Andrew Balfour the Botanical Garden at Edinburgh in 1667 and the above work contains an extensive catalogue of the plants grown in the garden. Nissen ZBI 3847; Wing S-3727 and S-3724.

Auction archive: Lot number 93
Auction:
Datum:
14 Oct 2003
Auction house:
Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center
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