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Buffon - Comte, A. - Adam, Victot. - Keepsake... - Lot 66 - Crait + Müller
Buffon - Comte, A. - Adam, Victot. - Keepsake of natural history. Description of birds, followed by an account of the art of preparing and preserving them. Classification of Cuvier, text of Buffon. Revised, reduced and preceded by an introduction by M. Achille Comte. Paris, Bazouge-Pigoreau, [c. 1838]. In-8, bound in havana half-chagrin, smooth spine decorated with a romantic gilt bird motif, gilt title - [2 ff.], XXIV, 312 pp. Illustrated with a black portrait of Buffon, a coloured engraved frontispiece and title and 38 coloured and gummed h-t plates representing 154 birds. All in good condition.
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