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7 volumes only (ex 9). Lacks volumes 1 & 3. Hardbacks, Size approx 8 x 5 inches. In decorative tree calf fine leather bindings, with raised banding and gilt decorations to spines, with black leather title labels and small oval red leather numbered labels. In very good conditions. Covers overall very clean and bright, some rubbing to extremities and ends of spines, corners slightly bumped. Some minor rubbing and handling marks. Mild foxing spots to endpapers. Some areas of minor foxing spots to some pages, and some dark offsetting to pages directly opposite plates. Else pages and plates very clean, bright and tight. Else very clean and tight copies. 7 Vols. Illustrated with 201 B&W engraved full-page plates. Incomplete set. Volumes: 2, 4-9 only. Lacks Volumes 1 & 3.
Title: The Natural History of Birds. From the French of Count De Buffon. Illustrated with Engravings, and a Preface, Notes, and Additions by the Translator. Seven Volumes (of Nine).
Publisher: London, W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1793:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 83811
Keywords: NATURAL HISTORY::BIRDS BUFFON, Birds, leather, fine binding, early ,engraved plates, illustrated, ornithology, strahan, cadell, 1793,