Lot 257: Africa.- Lydekker (Richard) Animal Portraiture: being Fifty Studies by Wilhelm Kuhnert, 1st ed., 50 col. plates, orig. half morocco, 1912.
November 16, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Africa.- Lydekker (Richard) Animal Portraiture: being Fifty Studies by Wilhelm Kuhnert, first edition, half-title, 50 mounted colour plates after Kuhnert, tissue guards, occasional spotting or soiling, mostly marginal, original half morocco, spine pictorial gilt, t.e.g., others uncut, rubbed and marked, spine a little faded, 4to, . ⁂ Includes lion, waterbuck, crocodile, rhinoceros, gazelle and ostrich, as well as capercaillie, roe deer, polar bear, red kangaroo, bittern etc.