Auction 349 Old & Rare Books - Natural History - Science - Medicine

FRANCQ v. BERKHEY, J. le. Natuurlyke Historie van Holland. Amst., Yntema en Tieboel, 1769-79. Tog. 4 parts in 10 vols. W. 4 diff. ti-vign., 1 cold. fold. map & 33 (fold.) plates & 13 fold. tables. Green hcl. w. green cf. labels & marbled edges. (3 volumes wrongly numb. on spine).

The unfinished (the history of the flora was never written) natural history of the district Holland, dealing with the cultural and social life of its inhabitants, giving a geographical description and i.a. a large treatise on horses. "An ode to the best fatherland" (Arpots). For the continuation, the much later published vols. IV,2 and V-IX, see next lot. - Good set. Landwehr, Books w. cold. plts., 15; Nissen, ZBI, 331.

€ 500

result € 400

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