Shaw, G F & Dr. Goldsmith: The Panorama of Nature, or a Comprehensive View of Natural History and Botany, R Edwards, nd.  The plates are dated 1815-1816. Complete in one volume. 4to. PP: 812+80 Plates, 78 are in contemporary hand colouring. Cont. half leather; rubbed and hinges cracked; one plate frayed at the edges and two with a small tear to bottom margin; otherwise a clean copy with only the Museum bookplate and no stamps.
Provenance: Leicester Museum Reference Library (Most of their books only have their bookplate and no stamps)
Sold for £110
Auction: Books and Maps - Timed Auction - Fri 17 Sept to Sun 26 Sept, ending Sun, 26th Sep 2021
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