GAUTIER D'AGOTY (JACQUES)
Observations sur l'histoire naturelle, sur la physique et sur la peinture, avec des planches imprimées en couleur, parts 1-18 in 6 vol. (complete), first edition, 6 parts titles printed in red and black, 65 engraved plates (57 colour-printed, 13 folding, several misbound), light dampstaining to lower fore-margin of a few leaves in volumes 1, 3 and 5 (touching one plate), ownership inscription of "Alexdr. Geddes, Panmure House, Canongate" in 5 volumes, contemporary calf, spine gilt within raised bands [Choulant-Frank, p. 273; Cohen-de Ricci 427; Franklin, Early Colour Printing pp. 50-51; Nissen ZBI 1487, calling for 65 plates; Wellcome 13300575], 4to, Paris, Delaguette, 1752-1755
- This is the complete set published by Jacques Gautier. There was a second series published by Jacques son Jean-Christophe, under the title "Observations periodiques... Beaux Arts" (1756-7).