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Are you interested in this item?This item is up for auction at Catawiki. Please click on "respond to advert" (orange button) to get redirected to the Catawiki website. Catawiki’s goal is to make special objects universally available. Our weekly auctions feature thousands of unusual, rare, and exceptional objects you won’t find in just any store. Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon - Histoire naturelle des Oiseaux - volume 8 only - à Paris, de l'imprimerie Royale, 1779 - XV pp, 418 pages, XLVI pp - full marbled calf from the time - duodecimo - 10.5 x 17 cm.Condition: Crowns, joints in good condition, strong hinges, 1 dented corner, double cold stamped fillets framing the covers, spine with raised bands adorned with golden stamps and with the title label in red morocco and volume number label in green morocco, some rare and tiny foxing, some leaves and engravings slightly browned, small tears on the first cover, red edges. This volume 8 is complete. Book complete with the 14 engravings out of text after de SèveContent: Le Coliou - les manakins - le coq de roche - le coq de roche du Pérou - les fourmiliers - les fourmiliers rossignols - l'agami - les tinamous - le tocro ou perdrix de la Guyanne - les gobe mouches - les moucherolles - les tyrans - l'ortolan - le bruant de France - le bouvreuil - l'hambouvreux - les cotingas - variétés du pacapac - variétés du guirarou, etc...Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707 – 1788) was a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist, and encyclopedic author.Copy in good condition. 22749119

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