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Title:
Spectacle de la nature: or, nature display'd : Being discourses on such particulars of natural history as were thought most proper to excite the curiosity, and form the minds of youth ...
Author:
Pluche, Noël Antoine, 1688-1761.
Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
London : J. & J. Pemberton, etc., 1736.
Physical Description:
3 volumes : frontispiece, plates (most fldg.) ; 21 x 13 cm (octavo)
General Note:
Only vol. I is 3 ed., vols. II-III are 1st ed.

Vol. II has imprint of J. Pemberton, etc.

Vols. I and II both have Humphreys's name as translator but no translator is named for vol. III; J.B. De Freval (translator of vol. IV, 1739) is a possibility.

Imprint of. vol. I in this set reads 'J. and J. Pemberton, in Fleetstreet; /R. Francklin, in Covent-Garden; and/C. Davis ...'
Language:
English
Local Note:
1736 edition, vol. 3 : The volume is bound in brown calf over boards, with a single-ruled gilt outer border and an elaborately blindstamped inner border on both covers.
Format :
Book

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