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Turner (Dawson). Fuci sive Plantarum Fucorum Generi, 4 volumes, 1808-19

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500
ca. US$1,276 - US$1,914
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Turner (Dawson). Fuci sive Plantarum Generi... Fuci; or, Colored Figures and Descriptions of the Plants referred by botanists to the Genus Fucus, 4 volumes, London: J. M'creery, 1808-19, 255 colour-printed hand-finished engraved plates only (of 258, lacking plates 240-242 and relevant text), several folding, text in Latin and English, occasional light offsetting and marginal spotting, volumes I-III endpapers renewed, contemporary green half morocco gilt, rebacked with some of original spines relaid, joints and edges rubbed, 4to (Qty: 4) Nissen BBi 2011; Pritzel 9567; Stafleu & Cowan 15367.Turner's 'magnificent' work (DNB) on seaweeds, including newly-discovered species from Australia.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
Title: Printed Books, Maps & Documents, Library of Dawson Turner (1775-1858), John Lawson Reference Library
Date of the auction: 4 Mar 2020
Address: Dominic Winter Auctioneers, Mallard House
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