Buffon - Oeuvres complètes de Buffon , avec des extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier - 1839

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Buffon - Oeuvres complètes de Buffon , avec des extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier - 1839
Natural History - Quantity: 6 - Book

6 quarto volumes
Title: oeuvres complètes de Buffon,
avec des extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier .
Black shagreen half-binding, smooth spines with gilded tooling
gilt title and panels.
1839 - Paris - imp Furne & Cie
The volumes contain coloured plates except for one,
and are hand-colored and drawn
by Edouard Traviès.
Collection dealing with natural history,
proof of the theory of the earth, the history of minerals,
of the elements, the history of animals, of man,
discourse on the nature of animals, and the last 2 volumes
are dedicated to birds, eagles, white-tail eagles,
kites, buzzards, foreign birds, green figbirds,
yellow figbirds, first species, bluetits,
Canada's black-head tit,
guit guit, white-bellied kingfisher, parrots,
parakeets, red and blue criks, pigeons,
the grimpereau de muraille, gold-banded woodpecker, etc.
Volume 1: 782 pages
Volume 2: 775 pages
Volume 3: 726 pages
Volume 4: 784 pages
Volume 5: 653 pages
Volume 6: 732 pages
Overall condition: the bindings are in good condition,
the interior text has some foxing,
and some of the white silk paper is detached,
as well as 2 engravings and some of the engravings are yellowed.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
6
Subject
Natural History
Author/ Illustrator
Buffon
Book Title
Oeuvres complètes de Buffon , avec des extraits de Daubenton et la classification de Cuvier
Condition
Fair
Publication year oldest item
1839
Edition
Different editions
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
furne et Cie
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
4500
Dimensions
26×18 cm
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