Live online bidding through 

invaluableLogo 115x38

Due to the regulations concerning the spread of the COVID-19 virus there will be NO VIEWING DAYS
and LIVE BIDDING IN OUR AUCTION ROOMS will not be possible


Click here for the actual schedule (order and details) of this sale!

71 2122 Entomology Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71 2122 Entomology  Rösel van Rosenhof A J
71/2122 [Entomology]. Rösel van Rosenhof, A.J. De Natuurlyke Historie der Insecten. Voorzien met naar 't Leven getekende en gekoleurde Plaaten. Haarlem/ Amst., C.H. Bohn/ H. de Wit, (1764-1788), 5 parts in 9 vols. (incl. supplement), engr. portr. of the author, 3 diff. contemp. handcol. frontisp. and 344 plates (3x fold.), contemp. unif. hcalf w. green mor. letterpiece, large 4to.

- Vol. 1 one plate sl. waterstained in upper blank margin; vol. 3 increasingly foxed, final 8 lvs. incl. 1 plate mouldy; vol. 4 without pastedown; vol. 8 partly sl. waterstained in upper blank margin. All vols. covers sl. rubbed. Fine set.

= Including the "Vervolg" w. more pages (240p.), than the 192p. Landwehr calls for at the most. Hagen II, 84; Junk, Rara 162; Nissen, ZBI 3467; Landwehr, Dutch Books w. Col. Plates 161. One of the finest and most celebrated works on insects, translated from the original German edition (1740-1746) by C.F.C. Kleemann, the son-in-law of the author, with the same plates. This Dutch edition is unanimously considered to be preferable to the German edition: (much) larger size on thicker paper and superior colouring by Kleemann and his wife Katharina Barbara Rösel von Rosenhof. SEE ILLUSTRATION PLATE XCIII.

€ (3.000-5.000) 3000