A beautiful set of the leading 19th century French popular natural history magazine

Tissandier, G. (ed.)

La Nature. Revue des sciences et de leurs applications aux arts et à l'industrie. Journal hebdomadaire illustré.

Published 1873-1899
Item ID 75030

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Paris, G. Masson, 1873-1905. 34 volumes in 34. 4to (28.4 x 19.0 cm). Numerous pages and illustrations. Uniform contemporary red half morocco over marbled boards (for 1873-1899). Gilt borders. Spines with five raised bands. Gilt ornamental compartments and gilt title. Marbled endpapers. Speckled edges. And uniform contempory brown half morocco over marbled boards. Spine with gilt title. Marbled edges (for 1899-1905).

An attractively bound, uninterrupted run, from its inception, of this important magazine. Like its English language counterpart, Nature, it dealt with scientific discoveries and innovations, and news about scientists, and explorations. Very well-illustrated. Some slight rubbing and scattered foxing in a few volumes, vague stamp on half titles. Generally a clean and very attractive set. Added: the Table des matières des dix premières années (1873-1882), listing authors, subjects and illustrations (original pictorial wrappers, torn and chipped, text a bit foxed, but complete). The yearly volumes forming a very attractive set with beautifully preserved luxurious, uniform bindings.

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