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Schubert's Natural History of Animals, Plants &
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Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert (1780-1860) – German physician and naturalist
Naturgeschichte des Tier-, Pflanzen- und Mineralreichs (Natural History of the Animal, Plant and Mineral Kingdom) in 3 volumes:
Naturgeschichte des Tierreichs für Schule und Haus, 8th edition, 1886
Naturgeschichte des Pflanzenreichs nach dem Linné'schen System, 4th edition, 1887
Naturgeschichte des Mineralreichs für Schule und Haus, 4th edition, c. 1888
Published by J. F. Schreiber, Esslingen
Numerous chromolithographic folio plates with lifelike illustrations in splendid colors and explanatory texts
Original illustrated cloth bindings with black and gold embossing on the spines and red or green edging
Dimensions of the quarto volumes: 33 x 23 cm, overall width: c. 10 cm
Good condition

This collection of three volumes by Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert includes the works ‘Naturgeschichte des Tierreichs für Schule und Haus’, ‘Naturgeschichte des Pflanzenreichs nach dem Linnéschen System’ and ‘Naturgeschichte Geologie. Mineralreich. Paläontologie’. The books were published by J. F. Schreiber in Esslingen. The volume ‘Naturgeschichte des Tierreichs’ is the eighth completely revised edition with 91 folio plates and 120 pages of explanatory text as well as numerous woodcuts. The book ‘Naturgeschichte des Pflanzenreichs’, edited by Dr. Moritz Willkomm, is the fourth edition with 54 colored double folio sheets and 77 pages of text. The volume ‘Naturgeschichte des Mineralreichs’, also a fourth edition, contains a total of 42 plates with colored illustrations.



Condition

The three volumes are in good condition. The bindings are slightly rubbed, especially on the spine and the edges. One cover (‘Naturgeschichte des Tierreichs’) is bumped with some losses and tears, two pages bear a stamp and label from a previous owner. The pages are slightly toned with some stains and small tears here and there. The dimensions are each 33 x 23 cm. The overall width is about 10 cm. (tfa)


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Schubert's Natural History of Animals, Plants &

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Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert (1780-1860) – German physician and naturalist
Naturgeschichte des Tier-, Pflanzen- und Mineralreichs (Natural History of the Animal, Plant and Mineral Kingdom) in 3 volumes:
Naturgeschichte des Tierreichs für Schule und Haus, 8th edition, 1886
Naturgeschichte des Pflanzenreichs nach dem Linné'schen System, 4th edition, 1887
Naturgeschichte des Mineralreichs für Schule und Haus, 4th edition, c. 1888
Published by J. F. Schreiber, Esslingen
Numerous chromolithographic folio plates with lifelike illustrations in splendid colors and explanatory texts
Original illustrated cloth bindings with black and gold embossing on the spines and red or green edging
Dimensions of the quarto volumes: 33 x 23 cm, overall width: c. 10 cm
Good condition

This collection of three volumes by Gotthilf Heinrich von Schubert includes the works ‘Naturgeschichte des Tierreichs für Schule und Haus’, ‘Naturgeschichte des Pflanzenreichs nach dem Linnéschen System’ and ‘Naturgeschichte Geologie. Mineralreich. Paläontologie’. The books were published by J. F. Schreiber in Esslingen. The volume ‘Naturgeschichte des Tierreichs’ is the eighth completely revised edition with 91 folio plates and 120 pages of explanatory text as well as numerous woodcuts. The book ‘Naturgeschichte des Pflanzenreichs’, edited by Dr. Moritz Willkomm, is the fourth edition with 54 colored double folio sheets and 77 pages of text. The volume ‘Naturgeschichte des Mineralreichs’, also a fourth edition, contains a total of 42 plates with colored illustrations.



Condition

The three volumes are in good condition. The bindings are slightly rubbed, especially on the spine and the edges. One cover (‘Naturgeschichte des Tierreichs’) is bumped with some losses and tears, two pages bear a stamp and label from a previous owner. The pages are slightly toned with some stains and small tears here and there. The dimensions are each 33 x 23 cm. The overall width is about 10 cm. (tfa)


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