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Lot 295: Spectacle de la Nature: Or, Nature Display'd. Being Discourses on such Particulars of Natural History as were thought most Proper to Excite the Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth. London: L. Davis and C. Reymers, J. Rivington &c., 1766. 3 volumes, 8vo. Engraved plates (some folding) (light browning and occasional spotting, lacking two leaves of text in volume 1). Contemporary calf (worn). Provenance: A. Ford Swinsen (signature). Sold as a collection of plates not subject to return. (3)

Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts

by Chiswick Auctions

November 30, 2016

Acton, London, United Kingdom

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  • Spectacle de la Nature: Or, Nature Display'd. Being Discourses on such Particulars of Natural History as were thought most Proper to Excite the Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth. London: L. Davis and C. Reymers, J. Rivington &c., 1766. 3 volumes, 8vo. Engraved plates (some folding) (light browning and occasional spotting, lacking two leaves of text in volume 1). Contemporary calf (worn). Provenance: A. Ford Swinsen (signature). Sold as a collection of plates not subject to return. (3)
  • Spectacle de la Nature: Or, Nature Display'd. Being Discourses on such Particulars of Natural History as were thought most Proper to Excite the Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth. London: L. Davis and C. Reymers, J. Rivington &c., 1766. 3 volumes, 8vo. Engraved plates (some folding) (light browning and occasional spotting, lacking two leaves of text in volume 1). Contemporary calf (worn). Provenance: A. Ford Swinsen (signature). Sold as a collection of plates not subject to return. (3)
  • Spectacle de la Nature: Or, Nature Display'd. Being Discourses on such Particulars of Natural History as were thought most Proper to Excite the Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth. London: L. Davis and C. Reymers, J. Rivington &c., 1766. 3 volumes, 8vo. Engraved plates (some folding) (light browning and occasional spotting, lacking two leaves of text in volume 1). Contemporary calf (worn). Provenance: A. Ford Swinsen (signature). Sold as a collection of plates not subject to return. (3)
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Description: Spectacle de la Nature: Or, Nature Display'd. Being Discourses on such Particulars of Natural History as were thought most Proper to Excite the Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth. London: L. Davis and C. Reymers, J. Rivington &c., 1766. 3 volumes, 8vo. Engraved plates (some folding) (light browning and occasional spotting, lacking two leaves of text in volume 1). Contemporary calf (worn). Provenance: A. Ford Swinsen (signature). Sold as a collection of plates not subject to return. (3)

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