Superb edition describing the human anatomical curiosity cabinet of the Roy, illustrated with 5 fold-out plates
|Book Title:||Histoire Naturelle, Generale Et Particuliere|
|Number of Books:||1|
Daubenton - Histoire Naturelle, Generale Et Particuliere, Avec La Description Du Cabinet Du Roy - Title page missing - no date (c. 1760)
Binding in full leather of the time - back with 5 raised bands with compartments with cobweb - golden title label - red edges - 405p - 16 x 10 cm
This book of Daubenton is part of the colossal work of Buffon. The author, often presented as the second of Buffon, presents some curiosities of human anatomy including the famous mummies kept in the Cabinet of the King, the future museum of natural history.
This volume 5 (of 19) is illustrated with 5 plates, and represents an invaluable document for the history of the naturalistic collections.
Volume in very good condition - plates 4 and 5 slightly torn, without flaws - solid and clean inside - crowns restored
The pictures are part of the description
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