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Ornithology or Method containing the division of birds into orders, sections, genera, species & their varieties. To which an exact description of each species has been attached (...). Paris, Cl. Jean-Baptiste Bauch, 1760. 6 vol. in-4, marbled calf, spine with nerves decorated, red slices (Rel. of the period). Original edition, with the text in Latin and French. It is illustrated with a title-frontispiece engraved by Martinet, repeated, and 261 plates (numbered by volume: I: 37; II: 46; III: 37; IV: 46 pl.; V: 42; VI: 47 pl. + Suppl.: 6 pl.). Very used bindings. Volume IV, small wormholes reaching a few letters in two notebooks. Freckles, angular wet spots Volumes II, III and V (pronounced Volume V). Pale discharges.
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