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Oeuvres complètes de M. le c[om]te de Buffon. Histoire des animaux quadrupèdes.

Author/Creator:
Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788.
Publication:
A Paris : De l'Imprimerie royale, 1775-1789.
Format/Description:
Book
13 v. : ill. ; 17 cm.
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Other Title:
Histoire des animaux quadrupèdes
Histoire naturelle
Subjects:
Mammals -- Early works to 1800.
Zoology -- Pre-Linnean works.
Zoological illustration -- France -- Early works to 1800 -- Specimens.
Natural history illustration -- France -- Early works to 1800.
Illustration of books -- 18th century -- France -- Specimens.
Notes:
Title vignettes, tailpieces.
Tomes 1-7 published in 1775, t. 8-9 in 1777, 10-11 in 1785.
Includes bibliographical references.
Tomes 1-7 are indexed in: Buffon's Histoire naturelle: table des matières (published in 1779). Some of the other tomes have index at end of vol.
Plates in t. I-VII after drawings by Benard; those in t. VIII-IX by De Sève.
Tomes VIII-XI contain "Supplément à l'Histoire des animaux quadrupèdes."
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: v. 1 exhibited: "Samuel Breck (1771-1862): Books From the Library of a Philadelphia Francophile," at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 2013-14.
Athenaeum has: v. 1-11.
Athenaeum's copy of v. 7 was mislabelled as v. 12 during rebinding.
Athenaeum copy: Conservation by the Florence Gould Foundation.
Athenaeum copy: Breck first presentation bookplate.
Athenaeum copy: Bookplate: "Samuel Breck, jun. Boston, 1789."
Athenaeum copy: Breck bequest.
Contributor:
Bénard. , Illustrator
Sève, Jacques Henri de, d. 1795. , Illustrator
Breck, Samuel, 1771-1862. , Donor
Imprimerie royale (France) , Publisher
OCLC:
19591721