Title: Beautes de l'histoire naturelle de Buffon, ou Leçons sur les moeurs et sur l'industrie des animaux, par L. Cotte, Seconde Edition, 1819
Author: Étienne de Lacépède; Louis Cotte; Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
Publisher: Impr. de A. Delalain,, Paris
A scarce two volume set of Buffon’s Natural History, being a condensed edition focusing on birds, quadrupeds, and various insects.
There are 22 plates containing 174 figures of various animals and insects
Two finely bound volumes in 12mo, 276+416 pages
On note of condition, these volumes are in good shape, with minor wear on the spine and scuffs on the boards present. There is minor foxing and staining noted throughout both volumes.