Buffon’s Natural History Abridged. Including the History of; The Elements, The Earth & its Component Parts ... of Man, Quadrupeds, Birds, fishes... and The Insect World. Illustrated with a Great Variety of Copper-Plates, elegantly engraved.

By: BUFFON, COUNT DE:

Price: £200.00

Quantity: 1 available


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Bound in polished “Tree Calf” leather binding, with black leather spine label lettered in gilt, with extensive gilt decoration to spine, gilt decorative paneled boards. Marbled endpapers. In good condition. Corners bumped, rubbing and bumps to edges. Chip to top of spine, with slight split, with darkening to top front corner of board and spine. some small surface chips to front. Endpapers clean, neat penned inscription to top of title page “Thos. Maunsell.” A couple of very minor spots inside, else pages and plates all very clean, bright and tight throughout. A very good copy. Illustrated with 40 B&W engraved plates including frontis.

Title: Buffon’s Natural History Abridged. Including the History of; The Elements, The Earth & its Component Parts ... of Man, Quadrupeds, Birds, fishes... and The Insect World. Illustrated with a Great Variety of Copper-Plates, elegantly engraved.

Author Name: BUFFON, COUNT DE:

Categories: NATURAL HISTORY,

Publisher: London, Printed for the Proprietor and sold by H. D. Symonds, 1791:

Seller ID: 82194

Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY BUFFON, COUNT DE: Buffon’s Natural History Abridged, 1791, Tree Calf, leather, fine binding, Illustrated with a Great Variety of Copper-Plates, animals, man, birds, fish, insects,