By: Buffon, (Georges Louis Marie Leclerc) Le Comte de
Deux Ponts, Sanson & Compagnie: 1787
Seller ID: Books009840
Binding: half leather
Condition: Very Good
Deux-Ponts [Zweibrcken], 1785-1787. All 18 volumes in sound contemporary binding, half calf over speckled boards, morocco labels numbered in gilt I through XVIII though some rubbed or flaked; all edges red. Illustrated with 114 hand coloured copper plate engravings; collation complete. Various paginations; text in French. Each volume bearing the signature of one early owner with 1799 penned alongside in tome IV. A few early professional marginal repairs to end sheets of one volume; the occasional unobtrusive stain. A handsome set, purchased by its previous owner from Wheldon and Wesley. Shippi... View More...