Abbé Pluche - Le spectacle de la nature: Insectes, Coquillages, Oiseaux, Poissons, etc... - 1737

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Abbé Pluche - Le spectacle de la nature: Insectes, Coquillages, Oiseaux, Poissons, etc... - 1737
Botany, Illustrated, Natural History, Ornithology, Reference works - Quantity: 1 - Illustrated book of 26 engravings. - Book

Abbé Pluche - Le spectacle de la nature ou entretiens sur les particularités de l’histoire naturelle, qui ont paru les plus propres à rendre les jeunes-gens curieux, & à leur former l’esprit - Volume 1 only - à Paris, chez la veuve Estienne, 1737 - (1) ff, XXIV pp, 561 pages, (1) ff - period full calfskin binding - duodecimo - 10 x 17 cm.

Condition: Crowns, joints in good condition, strong hinges, 3 blunt corners, ribbed spine adorned with gilded fleurons and with the garnet morocco title and volume number label, rare foxing and browning, speckled edges. This volume 1 is complete.

Book illustrated with a frontispiece and 25 plates including 13 fold-outs.

Contents of this volume 1: Insects - Shellfish - Birds - Fish - Plants.

Copy in good condition.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Botany, Illustrated, Natural History, Ornithology, Reference works
Author/ Illustrator
Abbé Pluche
Book Title
Le spectacle de la nature: Insectes, Coquillages, Oiseaux, Poissons, etc...
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1737
Edition
sixth edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Extras
Illustrated book of 26 engravings.
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