London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
BUFFON, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de (1707-1788). A Natural History of Birds. London: Strahan, Cadell & Murray, 1793. 9 volumes, 8°. 260 (of 262) engraved plates (some light spotting). Contemporary tree calf, black lettering and numbering pieces on spines (a few missing, rubbed).
BAXTER, W. British Phaenogamous Botany. Oxford: Published by the Author, 1834. Volume One only (of 6), 8°. 80 hand-coloured engraved plates. Contemporary roan (rubbed and scuffed). Provenance: Johanna Senhouse, 1834 (signature on endpaper).
With 3 others comprising Bewick's History of British Birds (Newcastle, 1805, imperfect) and Buffon's A Natural History (London, [n.d.], with hand-coloured engravings). (13)
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