Histoire Naturelle Des Poissons Par Le Cen Lacepede [11 Volumes Of 13]

By: La Cepede, M. Le Comte De; Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, Comte De

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B&W Illustrations; Aprox 3.5" x 5.5". This monumental work totaling 127 volumes and published in sections was highly regarded for it's scientific approach and description of many new species. 3/4 black calf over marbled boards. The finely executed engraved plates within this section totaling aprox 302. [sections numbers 1-2, 4, 6-13]. Apparently 2 vols missing to complete the Poissons section. Vol I has 6 leaves with 3 plates each and one wiith 6, 24 total pictures. Vol 2 has 3 leaves of 4 plates each and 10 leaves with 3 plates each, 42 total pictures, Vol 4 has 5 leaves with 3 plates each, 15 total pictures. Vol 6 has 10 leaves with three plates each and one leaf of 5 plates, total of 35 pictures. Vol 7 has 9 leaves with 3 plates each, total 27 pictures. Vol 8 has 24 leaves with 3 plates each and one with 5 plates, total 77 pictures. Vol 9 has one leaf with 3 pictures, total pictures 3. Vol 10 has 8 leaves with 3 plates each and one leaf with 4 plates, total 28 pictures. Vol 11 has 5 leaves with 3 plates each for a total of 15 pictures. Vol 12 has 9 leaves with 3 plates each, total 27 pictures. And finally Vol 13 has 4 leaves with three plates and one with 4 plates for total of 16 pictures. In sum the 11 volumes contain there are 99 leaves with about 309 pictures.

Title: Histoire Naturelle Des Poissons Par Le Cen Lacepede [11 Volumes Of 13]

Author Name: La Cepede, M. Le Comte De; Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, Comte De

Categories: Amphibions,

Publisher: Paris, A La Librairie Ste´re´otype De P. Didot L'Aine´ ... Et Firmin Didot: 1799-1804

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 36481