The System of Natural History Written by the Celebrated Buffon, Carefully Abridged with Additional Extracts from other Writers Embelished with Near Fifty Copper Plates [with] The Natural History of Insects Compiled from Swammerdam, Brookes, Goldsmith &c Embelished with Copper-Plates

Buffon, M. de

Published by R. Morison Junior, Perth, 1791
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Title: The System of Natural History Written by the...

Publisher: R. Morison Junior, Perth

Publication Date: 1791

Binding: Hardbound


211 + 184 + 210 pp. [65 plates, 23 in first section, 22, one folding, in the second and 20 at the end of the Insects section]. name on fly, title page lacks the upper front corner [no loss of text], and folding plate lacks a small chip at the fold else a good to very good copy in contemporary full calf with raised bands and gilt stamped red leather spine label [NB: one of the plates has been crudely hand colored]. Bookseller Inventory # 55251

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