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Histoire Naturelle Cetaces Par Le Cen Lacepede [complete In 2 Volumes]

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

Price: $178.60

Publisher: Paris, A La Librairie Ste´re´otype De P. Didot L'Aine´ ... Et Firmin Didot: 1809

Seller ID: 36496

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; Aprox 3.5" x 5.5". This monumental 18th century 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. Here presented is the 2 volume section on cetaceans, whales, porpoises, etc. . Nos 75-6 [sections nos 1-2]. Illustrations. The two volumes contain 15 leaves of plates with 40 pictures, some of which are quite fantastical. View more info