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2017-09-30 16:14:31
A History of the Earth and Animated Nature from M de Buffon, Goldsmith and others, embellished with upwards of one hundred elegant copper plates
2 volumes bound as one in a simple contemporary calf binding now worn and cracked at the hinges rather crudely if strongly repaired inside contents are clean fresh and tight with some foxing [brown spot marks] former owners leather gilt bookplate on the front paste down end paper - some chipping and small marginal tears to some plates with some offsetting from the text block.Please see our other highlights for a separately listed fine facsimile of Davison's specimen book with 1000+ specimens of cast and wooden type. which features all four vignettes sailing ship, young man seated, cattle and the dog and cat used in this edition of Animated Nature
Bookseller: Michael Moon's Bookshop
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