Sale: 531 / Rare Books, Nov. 28. 2022 in Hamburg Lot 152

 

152
Henry Eeles Dresser
A Monograph of the Coraciidae, or the Family of the Rollers, 1893.
Estimate: € 6,000 / $ 5,940
+
Henry Eeles Dresser
A monograph of the Coraciidae, or family of the rollers. Farnborough, "published by the author" 1893.

Erste Ausgabe der wichtigen Monographie, die ornithologischen Tafeln in prachtvollem Handkolorit.

"A thoroughly detailed study of the group, with excellent hand-colored plates" (John Todd Zimmer)
Gutes Exemplar von Dressers sorgfältiger und grundlegender Studie zu den Coraciden, mit den wunderschönen Keulemans-Tafeln in qualitätvollem Handkolorit. Die Ergänzungen zur Anatomie und Osteologie stammen von Frank E. Beddard. - "An extremely handsome, quite thorough, and attractively illustrated monograph, in keeping with all of the author's work." (Ellis/Mengel)

EINBAND: Roter Orig.-Leinenband mit goldgeprägter ornithologischer Vorderdeckel-Vignette sowie goldgeprägtem Rückentitel. 39 : 30 cm. - ILLUSTRATION: Mit 27 handkolorierten lithographischen Tafeln von J. G. Keulemans, gedruckt von Hanhart. - KOLLATION: XIX, 111 S. - ZUSTAND: Kapitale geringfüg. berieben und bestoßen; insgesamt schönes und sauberes Exemplar. - PROVENIENZ: Norddeutsche Privatsammlung.
LITERATUR: Nissen, Vogelbücher 270. - Zimmer I, 178. - Fine Bird Books S. 92. - Mullens/Swann S. 179. - Ellis/Mengel 713. - Wood S. 324. - Nicht bei Anker.

First edition of the important monography, the 27 lithographical plates by J. G. Keulemans in splendid hand coloring. Red orig. cloth, ornithological front cover vignette in Gold. 39 : 30 cm. - Spine ends very slightly rubbed and bumped; overall a nice and clean copy from a North German private collection.




152
Henry Eeles Dresser
A Monograph of the Coraciidae, or the Family of the Rollers, 1893.
Estimate: € 6,000 / $ 5,940
+

 

Buyer's premium and taxation for Henry Eeles Dresser "A Monograph of the Coraciidae, or the Family of the Rollers"
This lot can be purchased subject to differential or regular taxation.

Differential taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 200,000: 32 % buyer's premium
Hammer prices above € 200,000: for the share up to € 200,000: 32%, for the share above € 200,000: 27% buyer's premium
The buyer's premium contains VAT, however, it is not shown.

Regular taxation:
Hammer prices up to € 200,000: 25 % buyer's premium plus statutory sales tax Hammer prices above € 200,000: for the share up to € 200,000: 25%, for the share above € 200.000: 20% buyer's premium, each plus statutory sales tax

We kindly ask you to notify us before invoicing if you wish to be subject to regular taxation.