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Buffon, George Louis Leclerc, Comte de
OEUVRES COMPLÈTES HISTOIRE NATURELLE, GÉNÉRALE ET PARTICULIÈRE. PARIS: L'IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, 1749-83
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Buffon, George Louis Leclerc, Comte de
OEUVRES COMPLÈTES HISTOIRE NATURELLE, GÉNÉRALE ET PARTICULIÈRE. PARIS: L'IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, 1749-83
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2,5003,500
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Buffon, George Louis Leclerc, Comte de
OEUVRES COMPLÈTES HISTOIRE NATURELLE, GÉNÉRALE ET PARTICULIÈRE. PARIS: L'IMPRIMERIE ROYALE, 1749-83
24 volumes, 4to (243 x 178mm.), some volumes with half-titles, 2 engraved maps,  838 plates (2 folding), contemporary mottled calf, occasional browning, minor worming to binding of volume 9, set of Oiseaux rebacked (see footnote); sold not subject to return 
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Nissen ZBI 672

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A handsome set of the quarto "Imprimerie Royale" edition.

The set comprises: Oeuvres complètes Histoire naturelle, Quadrupèdes, 15 volumes, 1749-67, 576 engraved plates; Oiseaux, 9 volumes, 1770-83, 262 plates. The collation of this edition is uncertain.

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