5 November 2009
BUFFON, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de. Oeuvres complétes ... précédées d'une étude historique et d'une introduction ... par Ernest Faivre ... nouvelle édition. Paris: Biendiné, Courcier and others, .
11 volumes, 4° (259 x 164mm). Half-titles. 71 hand-coloured steel engraved plates (? of 90). (Variable spotting and browning.) Slightly later quarter morocco over marbled paper covered boards (extremities lightly rubbed). Provenance: Charles (?)Lemare (ink ownership inscription to half-title in vol. 1 dated 1864) -- Lucien Lemare (ink presentation inscription from Charles to his son dated 1901).
Scarce 19th-century edition of Buffon's Works. Nissen ZBI 707. Sold as a binding, not subject to return. (11)
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