Natural History, General and Particular, by the Count de Buffon, Translated into English. Illustrated With Above 260 Copper-Plates, and Occasional Notes and Observations by the Translator. Vols. I-IX

BUFFON, Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de

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Publication Info

  • Publisher: William Creech
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1780
  • Place Published: Edinburgh
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
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  • Details:
    9 vols.: xxi, 514; 517; iv, 524; vii, 352; vii, 440; iv, 443; vii, 452; v, iii, 352; viii, 422 p. 22 cm. 312 engraved plates including 1 frontispiece, 3 fold-outs. Several are out of order. Full tree leather. Text block edges yellow. Front boards detached on vols. I & 2, some boards loosening on other volumes. Corners worn. Spines quite scuffed with upper title labels missing and lower number labels missing from vols. 4 & 8. Number labels loosening from vols. 2 & 5. Bookplates for John Waldie on front pastedowns along with library Natural History labels. Rear pastedowns have bookplates for Andrew A. Miller. Endpapers often detached and darkened. Foxing. Occasional dogears where pages miscut.

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