• Travel, Science & Natural Hist auction at Christies

    Sale 5809

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    15 October 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 226

    BUFFON, G.L.M.Leclerc, Comte de. Natural History, general and particular ... translated by William Smellie ... A new edition carefully corrected and considerably enlarged ... by William Wood. London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1812. 19 volumes (of 20, lacking vol. IX, 8° (210 x 135mm). Engraved plates. (Occasional light spotting and offsetting.) Later red half roan, gilt spines (extremities lightly rubbed, spines darkened and a few lightly worn, some headcaps slightly more heavily worn). Provenence: Edward Heron-Allen (stamps).

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    BUFFON, G.L.M.Leclerc, Comte de. Natural History, general and particular ... translated by William Smellie ... A new edition carefully corrected and considerably enlarged ... by William Wood. London: T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1812. 19 volumes (of 20, lacking vol. IX, 8° (210 x 135mm). Engraved plates. (Occasional light spotting and offsetting.) Later red half roan, gilt spines (extremities lightly rubbed, spines darkened and a few lightly worn, some headcaps slightly more heavily worn). Provenence: Edward Heron-Allen (stamps).

    Sold together with two other zoological volumes. (21)


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