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Natuurlyke Historie of Uitvoerige Beschryving der Dieren, Planten en Mineraalen, Volgens het Samenstel van den Heer Linnaeus. Met Naaukeurige Afbeeldingen
F. Houttuyn and J. Van der Burgh, Amsterdam - 1761 - 1785. Complete in 37 volumes, divided into three sections; I: Zoology presented in 18 volumes with 143 plates, II. Botany, presented in 14 volumes with 105 plates and III. Minerals, presented in 5 volumes with 48 plates. "This voluminous compilation is only slightly based on the Systema Naturae under which it is often cited, but it influenced largely many similar works in other countries." Soulsby. Collated complete with the 286 folding plates present. Octavo half tan contemporary calf over sprinkled boards. Spines with two black labels and volume numbers inset in dark tan calf. Bindings sound with only occasional light chipping at the extreme spine tips. Contents, including the folding plates, fresh. Scattered chipping, sometimes heavy to the spine labels, else a very good set, remarkably preserved. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: The Literary Lion, ABAA]
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