Natural History, General and Particular [Vol. III]. Count de Buffon, William Smellie, Comte de Buffon Georges-Louis Leclerc, ed.
Natural History, General and Particular [Vol. III]
Natural History, General and Particular [Vol. III]
Natural History, General and Particular [Vol. III]

Natural History, General and Particular [Vol. III]

Very good. Item #5103

London: W. Strahan and T. Cadell, 1785. Volume III only. Octavo; 8.5" x 5.25"); [viii], 524pp. 11 plates (4 missing; note on contents suggests they were misbound in Vol 4). Full tree calf with gilt lettering to spine. Covers bumped at corners and spine ends with some chipping/splitting to leather at head and tail of front joint. First and last few pages toned along borders. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.

Third Volume only of Nine. This volume concludes The Natural History of Man before turning to a discussion of the variety of animals, an introduction to domestic animals, and profiles of the horse, ass, ox, sheep, goat, hogs, and wild boars.

This copy from the personal library of author, columnist, and presidential speechwriter William Safire.

Price: $150.00