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Lot 2

Thursday 12 Jun, 2014 - 10.00am

Two uncoloured engravings of fossils and crystals from D'Amboinsche Rariteitkamer (probably the 1741 edition) by Georg Eberhard Rumphius (plates 52 and 59) each 13ins x 9ins, framed; two plates from Diderot and D'Alembert's Natural History 1745-1772; a coloured plate from World Minerals by Leonard Spencer, 1922; and an eighteenth century engraving of Solfatara also from Diderot and D'Alembert's Natural History

Estimate £40 - 60 Sold for £70

Plus buyers premium of 27% ยป