London, South Kensington
6 April 2001
BUFFON, Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de. Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière, Paris: L'Imprimerie Royale, 1749-67. Volumes I-XV only (of 44), 4°, titles with engraved vignettes, 2 maps and 578 engraved plates (occasional light spotting), contemporary mottled calf, spines with raised bands and gilt in compartments, lettered in 2 (rubbed with minor losses). FIRST EDITION. Brunet I 1373; Nissen ZBI 672. (15)
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