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BUFFON, M. DE (1707-1788) WITH WOODCUTS BY BEWICK - A SYSTEM OF NATURAL HISTORY, written by M. de Buffon, Carefully Abridged: and the Natural History of Insects .. Embellished with Elegant Engravings on Wood. In four volumes. Vol. III. [only]

Title: A SYSTEM OF NATURAL HISTORY, written by M. de Buffon, Carefully Abridged: and the Natural History of Insects .. Embellished with Elegant Engravings on Wood. In four volumes. Vol. III. [only]
Description: Alnwick, W. Davison 1814 Woodcuts (116) by Thomas Bewick. . Duodecimo 157x94mm half tan roan gilt ruled on 4 raised bands (hinges cracked but covers still secure/edges worn/rubbed) iv, 9-332pp. This volume deals with birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles and insects. Peter Stockham's copy with his book plate and notes to front end paper + earlier book plate of Rev. J. Surtees. Three leaves with old ink comments and some off-setting of woodcuts onto facing text page but neat and tight (HUGO 283).

Keywords: natural history birds fish woodcuts Bewick

Price: GBP 88.00 = appr. US$ 125.66 Seller: Abbey Antiquarian Books
- Book number: E73776

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