Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon - Histoire Naturelle et Particulière, avec la Description du Cabinet du Roi, Tome Second - 1752

Description
Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon - Histoire Naturelle et Particulière, avec la Description du Cabinet du Roi, Tome Second - 1752
Natural History, Science (general) - Quantity: 1 - Book

Second volume
Fourth edition
458 pages plus 2 pages of a table of contents (see image).
Full marbled calfskin binding
Spine with 5 raised bands, gilded titling, adorned with tooled golden fleurons and
motifsAll edges red. Marbled endpapers. Green bookmark ribbon.
Some rubbing on the leather with the volume number on the spine nearly rubbed off.
The subject is the proofs of the theory of the earth.
One of the most important works in the sphere of natural science (a total of 44 volumes written between 1749 and 1804, including 8 after Buffon’s death in 1788).

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Natural History, Science (general)
Author/ Illustrator
Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon
Book Title
Histoire Naturelle et Particulière, avec la Description du Cabinet du Roi, Tome Second
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1752
Edition
Reprint
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
L'Imprimerie Royale, Paris
Binding/ Material
Leather
Number of pages
458
Dimensions
16.5×10 cm
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