Up for sale is this great antique 1792 4 volume set of Histoire Naturelle des Mineraux. The 4 volumes are a part of a larger Buffon Natural History set. Volume 3 is illustrated 16 black and white plates at the back of the book, the rest of the volumes are not illustrated. Overall in very good condition for their age.The covers are a 3/4 leather binding with green paper covered boards. The covers only have some minor wear along with some light corner wear. The bindings of the books are good and strong. There is a small period book plate adhered to the front inside cover of each volume. The text of the book is in French.
There is some occasional light tanning to the pages. He pages of the books are generally very clean, though there may be the very occasional page with some kind of minor imperfection such as a small tear or chip, minor spot of soiling/light foxing, minor interior crack, creased page corner, etc. Generally though, it's a very nice set. The books measure approximately 7 1/8 inches by 4 3/4 inches. Please look at the photos to further note the condition and message me with any questions you might have.The item "Antique 1792 NATURAL HISTORY OF MINERALS Buffon SCIENCE Fine Leather Binding Set" is in sale since Sunday, January 27, 2019. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "nevermore_antiques_and_books" and is located in Wallingford, Connecticut. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Dominican republic, El salvador.