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1788 BUFFON on SLOTH, LAMA, PORCUPINE, MUSK-DEER
26 hand colored plates, famous Pauli-edition!

 

Georges Louis LeClerc,
Comte de
Buffon

Naturgeschichte der vierfüssigen Thiere.

13. Band.

Berlin, Joachim Pauli 1788

vol. 13, 7,5 x 5 inches, hand colored, engraved title-frontispiece and
26 hand colored plates, marbled endpapers. Full leather, corners somewhat worn, see picture, some minor spotting, offsetting to a very small number of plates. Unfortunately, one page with loss of text in the margins.

Among others, the plates show images of sloth, lama, hedgehog, porcupine, musk deer, and tendrak.

Original – not a reproduction!
The Berlin-Pauli edition is one of the most sought after of all editions of Buffons Natural History due to the high quality of the engravings and the superb coloring.

ITEM# BUF13

PRICE $200.00

 

 

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