Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux. Tome Dix-huitieme.

G.-L. Leclerc de Buffon (*1707 - 1788)
Volume 18 of Buffon's natural history of birds. Published in Paris in 1785.

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Description

First 136 pages describing the Albatros, the Puffin and several Penguins with 8 copper engravings. Follow by the content of all bird volumes. Complete.

Details

CartographerG.-L. Leclerc de Buffon
TitleHistoire Naturelle des Oiseaux. Tome Dix-huitieme.
Publisher, YearL'Imprimerie Royale, Paris, 1785
Size17.0 x 10.5 cm (6.7 x 4.1 inches), Small 8vo
Collation4 pages, 46 pages, 244 pages, 486 pages
Illustrations8 copper engravings
CoverFull leather binding
Volume18. volume
ReferenceNissen 673

Condition

Minor browning.

Cartographer

Georges-Louis Leclerc de Buffon was born 1707 in Montbard. He was responsible for the King's Gardens in Paris. He also published several books related to animals and insects. He died 1788 in Paris.

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G.-L. Leclerc de Buffon: Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux. Tome Dix-huitieme..
Volume 18 of Buffon's natural history of birds. Published in Paris in 1785.

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