Buffon - Histoire naturelle des oiseaux: Le Gros-bec, le Moineau, le Mainate, etc... - 1775

Description
Buffon - Histoire naturelle des oiseaux: Le Gros-bec, le Moineau, le Mainate, etc... - 1775
Illustrated, Natural History, Ornithology, Reference works - Quantity: 1 - Other - see description - Book

Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon – Histoire naturelle des oiseaux - Volume 6 - Paris, Imprimerie Royale, 1775 - XII pp, 246 pages, (2) ff, CLXXVII pp - contemporary full marbled calf - duodecimo - 10 x 17 cm.

Condition: Headcap, tailcap, joints in good condition, slid hinges, rubbed corners, ribbed spine adorned with gilt fleurons and a title and volume number label, 1 scuffing mark on the back cover, some foxing, marbled edges. This volume 6 is complete.

Book illustrated with 12 engravings out of the text.

Contents: Le Gros-bec, le Moineau, le Friquet, le Merle, le Mainate, etc...

Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707 – 1788) was a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist, and encyclopedic author.

Apart from the flaws previously mentioned, this copy is in good condition.

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Illustrated, Natural History, Ornithology, Reference works
Author/ Illustrator
Buffon
Book Title
Histoire naturelle des oiseaux: Le Gros-bec, le Moineau, le Mainate, etc...
Condition
Good
Publication year oldest item
1775
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Leather
Extras
Other - see description
Number of pages
246
Dimensions
10.5×16.5 cm
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