Buffon's Natural History Containing a Full and Accurate Description of the Animated Beings in Nature
Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon
Ref. 105224 Edition. Early Reprint
Published By: Milner and Sowerby 1861 (Halifax)
Edition unstated, first recorded in 1851, this is an early reprint. Hardback clothbound with blind tooled border to cover and gilt tooled title to spine. Early ink inscriptions to fep and ffep. Engraved frontispiece. Illustrated with upwards of three hundred engravings of birds, beasts, fishes, reptiles, insects, etc., etc., etc. Cover and spine rubbed, particularly to hinge, although cloth is still bright. Edges and corners a little bumped. Ink stain to fep. Prelims foxed and toned. Cracking to gutter. Pages for the most part are bright and clean but for very light toning. Overall very good- condition. 224 pp.
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Type: Book