Buffon (Comte de)

Histoire naturelle générale et particulière, Aux Deux Ponts, Sanson, 1785-1791

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BUFFON (Comte de) 

Histoire naturelle générale et particulière. 

Published Aux Deux-Ponts, Chez Sanson et Cie, 1785-1791. 54 volumes in-12.
The first 15 volumes are dedicated to Natural History and they are illustrated with a portrait of Buffon, 4 fold-out maps and 24 plates. Followed by 18 volumes on Birds, illustrated with 114 hand colored engravings. Followed by 14 volumes on Quadrupeds, illustrated with 186 hand colored engravings. Followed by 9 volumes on minerals. Complete with a total of 4 fold-out maps and 324 hand colored plates, of which 300 of them pertain to zoological subjects. Exquisite contemporary speckled calf binding.
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