By: La Cepede, M. Le Comte De; Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, Comte De
Paris, A La Librairie Ste´re´otype De P. Didot L'Aine´ ... Et Firmin Didot: 1799-1804
Seller ID: 36481
Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket
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... View More...