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

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

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

Seller ID: 82135


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 ... View more info

Image for Natural History, General and Particular. Translated into English. Illustrated with above 300 Copper-Plates, and occasional notes and observations by William Smellie. Second Edition. In Eight Volumes (of Nine.)

Natural History, General and Particular. Translated into English. Illustrated with above 300 Copper-Plates, and occasional notes and observations by William Smellie. Second Edition. In Eight Volumes (of Nine.)

By: BUFFON, COUNT DE: SMELLIE, William:

Price: £800.00

Publisher: London, W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1785 2nd:

Seller ID: 82230


Eight Volumes. Hardback, 8.5 x 5 inches. Polished full calf leather bindings, red and black leather spine labels, with gilt lettering and decorations. Marbled endpapers. In very good conditions. Corners slightly bumped, some rubbing to edges and corners. Some minor darkening and handling to covers. Bookplates to endpapers “Pat. Kelly.” Endpapers clean, no penned inscriptions. A couple of minor handling marks to pages. Some minor, very faint staining to bottom corners of pages in vols 3 &6. Else pages and plates all very clean, bright and tight throughout. Lacks Volume 2. Else a... View more info