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.
- Number of Books
- Illustrated, Natural History, Ornithology, Reference works
- Author/ Illustrator
- Book Title
- Histoire naturelle des oiseaux: Le Gros-bec, le Moineau, le Mainate, etc...
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Other - see description
- Number of pages
- 10.5×16.5 cm