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Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707–1788

The natural history of the horse : to which is added, that of the ass, bull, cow, ox, sheep, goat, and swine : with accurate descriptions of their several parts : and full directions for breeding, chusing, feeding, and improving, those useful creatures / translated from the French of the celebrated M. de Buffon.

Additional Title(s):

Histoire naturelle. English. Selections

London : Printed for R. Griffith's in the Strand, MDCCLXII [1762]
Physical Description:
[2], ii, [2], 340 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
QL737.U4 B84 1762
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Translation of selections from Buffon's Histoire naturelle.
Frontispiece engraved by Isaac Taylor; after J.B. Oudry.
Includes bibliographical references.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary brown half calf and marbled boards.
Subject Terms:
Horses -- Early works to 1800.
Livestock -- Early works to 1800.
Ungulates -- Early works to 1800.
Engravings -- 1762.
Taylor, Isaac, 1730-1807, engraver.
Oudry, Jean-Baptiste, 1686-1755, illustrator.
Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc, comte de, 1707-1788. Histoire naturelle.
Griffiths, Ralph, 1720-1803, publisher.

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