Lot 294: BUFFON, Georges (1707-1788). Buffon's Natural History Abridged. Including the History of the Elements. London: C. & G. Kearsley, 1792. 2 volumes, 4to. Engraved frontispiece to volume 1, engraved title page, 107 plates (a few plates mis-bound, one folding plate torn but with torn segment, one plate torn with loss (not loss to the image, occasional spotting). Contemporary red and green half calf (worn, with former library shelf mark on spine). Provenance: Elizabeth Layard (signature) Convent of the Sacred Heart Woldingham (bookplate). Sold not subject to return. (2)

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Description: BUFFON, Georges (1707-1788). Buffon's Natural History Abridged. Including the History of the Elements. London: C. & G. Kearsley, 1792. 2 volumes, 4to. Engraved frontispiece to volume 1, engraved title page, 107 plates (a few plates mis-bound, one folding plate torn but with torn segment, one plate torn with loss (not loss to the image, occasional spotting). Contemporary red and green half calf (worn, with former library shelf mark on spine). Provenance: Elizabeth Layard (signature) Convent of the Sacred Heart Woldingham (bookplate). Sold not subject to return. (2)
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