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The Estate of Peter H. Tillou | Day 2

Fri, Sep 30, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 652

Four Leatherbound Natural History Titles

Estimate: $600 - $800

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$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

12 volumes total, including: [The Illustrated Natural History] by J. G. Wood, London: Routledge, Warne, et. al., 1859, three volumes, containing numerous engraved illustrations, bound in full leather, covers with blindstamped and gilt ruling, gilt lettering and decoration to spines, brown and green morocco spine labels, five raised bands, marbled edges and endpapers; [Knight's Pictorial Museum of Animated Nature] by Charles Knight, London/New York: London Printing and Publishing Co., 1856-1858, two volumes; [The Royal Natural History], ed. Richard Lydekker, London: Frederick Warne & Co., 1893-1894, six volumes, containing numerous color and black and white illustrations; [Trees and Flowers of the Countryside]

Provenance: The Estate of Peter H. Tillou, Litchfield, Connecticut


light wear to extremities, scattered scratches, scuffs, and stains to leather, scattered light staining and areas of foxing throughout; Trees and Flowers of the Countryside lacking title page