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BUFFON, OEUVRES COMPLÈTES HISTOIRE NATURELLE, GÉNÉRALE ET PARTICULIÈRE, 1749-1775, 20 VOLUMES

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2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Sold
2,250 GBP
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Description

  • Oeuvres complètes histoire naturelle, générale et particulière. Paris: L'Imprimerie Royale, 1749-1775
20 volumes, 4to (246 x 180mm.), some volumes with half-titles, 691 engraved plates (one folding), folding table, contemporary mottled calf, slightly rubbed, a few with minor loss to spines; sold not subject to return 

Literature

Nissen ZBI 672

Catalogue Note

A handsome set of the quarto "Imprimerie Royale" edition. The set comprises: Oeuvres complètes Histoire naturelle, 15 volumes, 1749-67, 587 engraved plates; Supplement, 1774-75, 17 engraved plates, Oiseaux, 3 volumes, 1770-75, 87 plates. The collation of this edition is uncertain.
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