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Sale: 456 / Rare Books, Nov. 20. 2017 in Hamburg Lot 513

 
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Buffon, Georges Louis Lerclerc de
Histoire naturelle des oiseaux. 9 Bände. Paris, Imprimerie Royale 1770-1783.

Vollständiges Exemplar eines der Hauptwerke zur Naturgeschichte der Vögel.

Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, Bd. 16-24. - Erste Ausgabe. - Die dekorativen Tafeln nach de Sève gestochen von Blanchon, Haussard, Levillain, Mansard, Rousselet u. a. "A great number of species are enumerated and described in this work, which is one of the chief works of ornithological literature" (Anker, 76).

EINBAND: Gefleckte Kalblederbände der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung und 2 farbigen Rückenschildern. 26 : 20,5 cm. - ILLUSTRATION: Mit 9 gestochenen Titel- und 9 gestochenen Kopfvignetten sowie 262 Kupfertafeln. - ZUSTAND: Tls. gebräunt und stockfl., sämtl. Titelbl. mit hinterl. Ausschnitt, 10 Bll. mit Randeinriß, 1 Buchblock geringfüg. angebrochen. Einbde. berieben und etw. bestoßen, ob. Kap. mit Läsuren, 1 Außengelenk leicht eingerissen, 1 RSch. entfernt.

LITERATUR: Nissen Vogelb. 160. - Nissen Zool. 673. - Anker 74.

Complete copy of the main work about birds. First edition. With 9 engr. title vignettes, 9 engr. head pieces and 262 copperplates. Contemp. marbeled calf with gilt spine and labels. - Partly browned and foxed, all title pages with backed cutout, 10 leaves with marginal tear. Binding rubbed and bumped, extremities of spine with defects, 1 joint slightly torn, 1 label removed.

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Georges Louis Lerclerc Buffon
Histoire naturelle des oiseaux. 9 Bde., 1770.
Estimate: € 1,800 / $ 2,106
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