Birds: Mini Archive with DVD by Georges-Louis Leclerc De BuffonBirds: Mini Archive with DVD by Georges-Louis Leclerc De Buffon

Birds: Mini Archive with DVD

byGeorges-Louis Leclerc De Buffon

Paperback | August 30, 2011

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Birds presents the rare and compelling drawings of influential naturalist Georges-Louis Leclerc de Buffon, the founder of the Museum of Natural History in Paris and a man who prefigured John James Audobon, John Gould, and Alexander Wilson as the founding father of ornithology. Only four sets of Buffon’s ambitious 36-volume illustrated opus survive to the present day, making this reproduction of his bird drawings from Histoire Naturelle, Generale et Particuliere an historical and invaluable endeavor. Collins Design’s Mini Archive series brings Buffon’s work to the public for the first time in this handsomely illustrated book and its accompanying DVD, delivering an invaluable resource for anyone passionate to embrace the beauty of the natural world.
Georges-Louis Leclerc, Compte de Buffon (1707-88), was a highly educated and respected French naturalist. He was the author ofLes Époques de la Nature(1778),Oeuvres Complètes de Buffon(1853-55), and the bookBirdsis based on the extraordinary 36 volume workHistoire naturelle, générale et particulière, which was designed to explore natur...
Title:Birds: Mini Archive with DVDFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 7.75 × 6.5 × 1 inPublished:August 30, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0062039563

ISBN - 13:9780062039569

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