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Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux.

Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de.

Published by Paris: De L'Imprimerie Royale, 1770-1785., 1785
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Octavo. Eighteen volumes. I: [vi], xxxvi, 352pp.; II: [vi], 351pp.; III: [viii], 417pp.; IV: [viii], 405pp.; V: xxiii, 456pp.; VI: [xii], 246, clxxvii, [i]pp.; VII: xii, 430pp.; VIII: 418, xlvipp.; xv, IX: xii, 472pp.; X: xiv, 316, xlvipp.; XI: xx, 495pp.; XII: xii, 482, [i]pp.; XIII: xix, 446pp.; XIV: xii, 360, lxxiipp.; XV: xvi, 439pp.; XVI: viii, 326, cliipp.; XVII: viii, 484pp.; XVIII: iv, 135, [i], xlvi, 486pp. I: []3, a122, b6, A12-O12, P8; II: []3, A12-O12, P8; III: []4, A12-R12, S6 (- S6 blank); IV: []4, A12-R12 (- R12 blank); V: *12 (- *1 and *2, blank and half-title), A12-T12; VI: *6, A12-L12, a12-f12, g8; VII: a6, A12-S12 (- S12 blank); VIII: a8, A12-T12, V4; IX: []2, a4, A12-T12, V8; X: a8 (a8 blank), A12-P12, Q2 (Q2 blank); XI: *10, A12-U12, X8; XII: *6, A12-U12, X2; XIII: []4, a6, A12-S12, T8 (T8 blank); XIV: a6, A12-R12, S10; XV: a8, A12-S12, T4; XVI: []2, a2, A12-V12 (V12 blank); XVII: []4, A12-V12, X2; XVIII: []2, A12-Z12, Aa12-Dd12, Ee10. Contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards. All edges marbled. Margin of last page of volume 13 missing a small piece, without affecting any text. With 264 plates. The plates are after De Sève and depict the birds in their natural surroundings including nice architectural design. Anker 75; Ronsil 413; Nissen IVB, 160. A very good set. Bookseller Inventory # 1941

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Title: Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux.

Publisher: Paris: De L'Imprimerie Royale, 1770-1785.

Publication Date: 1785

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