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: £140.00

Quantity: 1 available


Hardback, 8.5 x 5 inches. Bound in polished “Tree Calf” leather binding, with red leather spine label lettered in gilt, with gilt decorative banding to spine. Plain endpapers and page edges. In very good condition. Some wear to cover; Corners rubbed and bumped, rear top corner chipped, some bumps to to top front edge. Small chips to ends of spine. Rubbing to edges and boards, with heavily rubbed patch at bottom edge of rear board. Some patchy fading to boards. Rubbing to spine. Some marks to endpapers, small eaten hole to top corner. Rubbed-out inscription to rear of frontis plate (heavily rubbed through). Faint light green stain to edge of frontis plate (does not effect print). Some minor darkening to title page with minor tear to bottom edge. Some minor darkneing and the odd minor light spots to pages else pages and plates all very clean, bright and tight throughout. Some plates again with the pale green mark to edges, else clean and tight. A very good copy. 530pp +Preface & Index. Illustrated with 41 B&W engraved plates including frontis, and two double-page folding plates of snakes.

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: Dublin, Printed for the P. Wogan, P. Byrne, A. Grueber &c &c... 1791:

Seller ID: 83987

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,