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

PLUCHE, N.A. Schouwtoneel der natuur, of samenspraaken over de bysonderheden der natuurlyke histori. Uit het Fransch vert. d. P. Le Clercq. Vol. 1-16 (of 17). Amst./Dordr., Chr. Wyers/A. Blussé en Zn., 1739-84. 16 in 8 vols. (without index-vol.). W. 7 engr. fronts. & 200 (fold.) engr. plates/maps, (incl. a double-hemisphere worldmap, Ptolemaeic worldmap and 4 celestial charts) by D. Coster, P. Yver, a.o. Cont. cf. (Some small dam./stains to binds., labels for the greater part gone, vol. 17 (=index) lacks, slightly browned/foxed in places).

Apart from plates on zoölogy, botany and natural phenomena, there are a number of plates of professions, ship-building, garden architecture, etc. - First Dutch edition. Cf. Nissen, ZBI, 3194-97.

€ 320

result € 260

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