Sotheby's - London

Tuesday, November 29th, 2022

The Library of Henry Rogers Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven Part II
Sale #L22427

Sotheby’s is proud to present second and final part of the library of Henry Rogers Broughton, 2nd Baron Fairhaven, one of the greatest collections of natural history books ever assembled. It is replete with exquisitely illustrated and beautifully bound books recording every aspect of the natural world. Highlights include: a jewel-like florilegium containing original botanical drawings on vellum by Nicolas Robert, a comprehensive selection of works by Nikolaus Jacquin, the great Austrian botanist; and Saviero Manetti’s Storia naturale degli Uccelli, printed in Florence between 1767 and 1776, and one of the most beautiful bird books to that date.


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Sotheby's - London