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Buffon, Count de
Natural History, General and Particular. Translated into the English, illustrated with above three hundred copperplates, and occasional notes and observations by William Smellie. (9 volumes)
Printed for A. Straham, and T. Cadell in the Strand, London, 1791. Volume one: frontispiece, 514p, plates I, II [fold out maps]; volume two: 517p, plates III to X (plate 10 bound at 250-252, instead 450-451); volume three: 524p, plates XI to XXV; volume four: 352p, plates XXI to CII (lacking plate LXXXVI); volume five: 440p, plates CIII to CLXV; volume six: 443p, plates CLXVI to CC; volume seven: 452p, plates CCI to CCLVII; volume eight: 352p, index, plates CCLVIII to CCCI; volume nine: 422p, index, plates CCCII to CCCVII. 21 cm. Uniform contemporary leather bindings with red spine labels in gilt, volume numbers in gilt and gilt rules; gilt edges; all edges yellow. Wear to the spine ends, one headband loose, few others exposed; minor scuffing, few small stains; one bottom free endpaper torn; foxing and dampstains through out. In better than good condition. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Michael J. Osborne Books LLC, ABAA, ILAB [Columbia, MD, U.S.A.]

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