Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session II

Wed, Feb 14, 2024 10:00AM EST
Lot 837

Walcott, NA Wild Flowers, Smithsonian, 5 Vols.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Sold for

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Description:

Walcott, North American Wild Flowers, Smithsonian, 1925, 5 Vols., by Mary Vaux Walcott, published by The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 1925, each volume containing the paper bound text and loose colored illustration plates, approximately 400 plates, plates numbered lower left of page and some initial signed lower edge of plate, verso of plates with Savannah Public Library stamp, embossed stamp on first leaves of text, in cloth bound folding cover, covers pencil inscribed "Atlas case" interior, text and covers with gilt Smithsonian crest.

Measurements: Height: of each, 13 in. x Width: 9 5/8 in. x Depth: 1 3/8 in.

Condition:

Overall good condition, paper toned, light wear to edges of text booklets with some creasing, occasional minor foxing.

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