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3 Volumes. Hardback, approx 8 x 5 inches. Quarter bound dark polished calf leather to spines and corners, marbled paper boards, gilt line edging to boards, raised banding, gilt lettering, and gilt decorations to spines. Marbled endpapers and page edges. In very good conditions. Some rubbing to corners, bottom corners bumped. Some light rubbing to boards. Endpapers clean, no owners inscriptions. Signed opposite main title page in volume 1 by Editor/Author: I place this edition under the protection of the laws protecting literary properties, declaring that I will pursue, according to all their rigor, all those who would allow themselves to counterfeit this work, “Delaplace.” A couple of small random foxing spots to pages else inside pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. A lovely set. 3 volumes. 516, 548 & 533pp. A natural history encyclopedia in French.
Title: Dictionnaire Des Merveilles de la Nature. Nouvelle edition, revue, corrigee et considerablement augmentee par l’Auteur. (Dictionary of Wonders of Nature. New edition, revised, corrected and considerably increased by the Author.) In Three Volumes. SIGNED.
Categories: NATURAL HISTORY,
Publisher: Paris, Chez Delaplace, 1802:
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Seller ID: 82901
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