The Canada Auction Series: Canadian Arts, Culture & History

November 26December 02, 2022
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LOT 115

Lot 115

John Jeremiah Bigsby (1792-1881)

John Jeremiah Bigsby (1792-1881)
Lot 115 Details
John Jeremiah Bigsby (1792-1881)


2 vols., 8vo., 1st edition, illustrated, each volume in blue cloth boards with embossed gilt title and illustration. London, Chapman and Hall, 1850
8.1 x 5.3 in — 20.5 x 13.5 cm

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $144
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Vol. I: Cover remains in one piece, but has separated from the spine, a few loose pages from end paper to title page separated. Vol II: Binding intact. Both volumes with worn, soiled covers with bumped corners.

LOT 115

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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