Natural History of Birds, Fish, Insects, and Reptiles. Embellished with Upward of Two Hundred Engravings. In Five Volumes.

By: BUFFON, COUNT DE:

Price: £350.00

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Five volumes. Hardbacks, approx 7.5 x 4.5 inches. Bound in fine polished “Tree Calf” leather bindings, with red and black leather spine labels lettered in gilt. with gilt banding to spines, gilt dentelles to board edges. Speckled page edges, plain endpapers. In very good conditions. Some minor rubbing to extremities, corners lsihgtly bumped, ends of spine a little rubbed, a couple of small chips to ends of spine on v.2., and a couple of chips to top ends of vols. 4 & 5. Some areas of rubbing/surface scuffs to boards on vols 2-5. Some minor darkening to edges of endpapers. Neat inscription to top of title page in v.1, “Lucy Charlotte Smith.” One or two very minor handling marks to inside pages, else pages and plates all very clean, bright and tight throughout. A very good set. 5 vols. 322, 332, 320, 322 & 386pp. Illustrated with 44 B&W engraved plates (often 2 illustrations per full-page.)

Title: Natural History of Birds, Fish, Insects, and Reptiles. Embellished with Upward of Two Hundred Engravings. In Five Volumes.

Author Name: BUFFON, COUNT DE:

Categories: NATURAL HISTORY,

Publisher: London, Printed for the Proprietor and sold by H. D. Symonds, 1798:

Seller ID: 82135

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