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1785 Natural History General & Particular BUFFON 307 Engraved Illustrations 9 V
London: Strahan and Cadell, 1785. Click on "Read more" under item description for a full description of this lot (on eBay mobile only). Many thanks Louis88Books. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Title Natural History General and Particular By the Count de Buffon Translated into English Illustrated With Above 300 Copper-Plates And Occasional Notes and Observations By William Smellie Member of the Antiquarian and Royal Societies of Edinburgh _____ Half Leather Binding ~ Second Edition _____ Author Count De Buffon _____________________ Year of Publication 1785 __________________________ Publisher London: Printed for W Strahan and T Cadell _________________________ For full description see below - after all photographs ___________________________________________ Description: London: Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1785. Nine volumes complete. Recently bound in red morocco half leather with marbled boards. Gilt titles and decorations to the spine. Externally very good, internally with minor flaws: Vol I has some minor worming to the first few pages (top left), some volumes have tears to the corners or tops of pages but without text loss (there is a title lost to one page), marks and finger smudges to some pages, otherwise in very good condition. Scarce in this particular translation, especially in a complete state. An early translation of this classic work in a recent binding. Clean and bright internally with a few tears some with loss but not to the text or plates. Natural History, General and Particular discusses several differing species in the animal ki … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Louis'88Books (allright88) [Andover, United Kingdom]
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