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Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Displayed. being Discourses on such particulars of Natural History as were thought most proper to Excite Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth.

Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Displayed. being Discourses on such particulars of Natural History as were thought most proper to Excite Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth.

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Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Displayed. being Discourses on such particulars of Natural History as were thought most proper to Excite Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth.

by Noel Antoine Pluche

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Recent quarter calf over marbled boards. xvi, 279, 300 [20]p. 21 copper plates. An English translation of the first volume of an early work on natural history by Noel Pluche (1688-1761). The main body of this volume consists of five sections, on insects, birds, terrestrial animals, fish, and plants. Each section contains fascinating descriptions of the subjects considered, and the book is illustrated with 21 charming copper engravings.

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William Chrisant & Sons' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
5283
Title
Spectacle de la Nature: or, Nature Displayed. being Discourses on such particulars of Natural History as were thought most proper to Excite Curiosity, and Form the Minds of Youth.
Author
Noel Antoine Pluche
Book Condition
Used
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1
Edition
First British Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
J. Pemberton
Date Published
1733
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Natural History;
Size
8vo

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William Chrisant & Sons' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

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About William Chrisant & Sons' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

We are a brick & mortar store located between I95 and the Florida Turnpike. We focus on the visual aspects of books and the book as artifact. We have large Art and Graphic Art sections including haute couture magazines but also carry Architecture, Ancient & Classical History, Performing Arts and Books on Books & Antiques. We have a large selection of Antiquarian Books, Antique maps & Antique prints. Hours by chance or appointment.

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