[LIGNAC (Joseph-Adrien Le Large, abbé de)].

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[LIGNAC (Joseph-Adrien Le Large, abbé de)].
Lettres à un Amériquain, sur l'histoire naturelle, générale & particulière de monsieur de Buffon. New Edition revised and corrected by the Author. Hambourg, Duchesne, 1756. 9 parts in 3 volumes in-12, red half-chagrin, spine ribbed with cold filets, supra-libris J. de Martin gilt on tail (Binding first half of 19th century). Partly original edition, enlarged in parts 6 to 9 and containing a total of 36 letters (Sabin, n°41054.) A work of natural history in which the author (1697-1762), a friend of Réaumur, defends theses on spontaneous generation opposed to those of Buffon. A few leaves are foxed. Rubbing to binding.
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