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Le Buffon des Enfans ou Histoire des Animaux Les Plus Intéressans a Connaitre by  A [CHILDREN] ESPEISSE - 1851 - from Rare Illustrated Books (SKU: 1630)

Le Buffon des Enfans ou Histoire des Animaux Les Plus Intéressans a Connaitre

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Le Buffon des Enfans ou Histoire des Animaux Les Plus Intéressans a Connaitre

by [CHILDREN] ESPEISSE, A

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Paris: Martial Ardant freres, 1851. French natural history primer named after the great 18th century French naturalist, George-Louis Leclerc of Burgundy, later Compte de Buffon, listing man as the first animal to be examined (deemed the most interesting). Covers quadrupeds (mammals), birds, fish, insects and reptiles. With two pages dedicated to the kangaroo. Small octavo, bound in the original ornate gilt embossed boards, 240 pages, woodcuts throughout; age-toned, offsetting to title page, in near fine condition.

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Title
Le Buffon des Enfans ou Histoire des Animaux Les Plus Intéressans a Connaitre
Author
[CHILDREN] ESPEISSE, A
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Martial Ardant freres
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1851
Keywords
Compte de Buffon natural history animals natural history primer encyclopedia of animals childrens books dictionary nineteenth century education fine binding embossed George-Louis Leclerc Jardin des Plantes zoo exotic animals quadrupeds endangered spe
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Natural History Illustration; Animals;

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