Buffon Animal Engravings 1.

Buffon Animal Engravings

Buffon Engravings 1 from Buffon's "Histoire Naturelle, Generale et Particuliere Avec la Description du Cabinet du Roi" 1763. Designed by De Seve, Jacques E. (French, fl. 1742 - 1788) and engraved by Le Grand, Louis. Jacques E. De Seve was the principal artist commissioned by Comte de Buffon to illustrate his 'Histoire Naturelle..." He was not content to simply portray his animals in a factual manner. Rather, he insisted on providing full backgrounds, including classical landscapes as on many  here. "
 The print area measuing 21 x 17cm.. Buffon, began his career as both a mathematician and as a philosopher and turned to the study of the natural world in his early forties. Appointed by the King as Superintendent of the Royal Gardens in Paris, Buffon based his researches upon their extensive collections. The first volume of his monumental, Histoire Naturelle, appeared in 1749 and was so successful that the last volume was still to be published after his death. Later editions put more specimens to the page the later English edition was 1812  Buffon was one of the most influential of the 18th century Natural history writers .



Angora Rabbit 
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted

 
Brebis /Sheep
 By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 

Autre Belier des Indes
Anglo Nubian Goat By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 


Le Belier des Indes
Anglo Nubian Goat/Sheep?
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 

Le Bouquetin/ Ibex
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted


 La Brebis  Commune /Sheep
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 

Le Bouc D'Afrique
African Pygmy Got Male
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 


La Chauve Souris
Bats
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted  x 2

Le Fourmilier / Anteater
 By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 3

Le Renard Blanc du Canada
White Snow Fox
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 



Le Bouc  de Juida
Goat
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted
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 La marmotte / Sloth/ Groundhog/ Woodchuck
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted  x 2


Le Mulot / field mouse
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x3


Water Shrew / La Musaraigne D'Eau
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 2




Shrew / La Musiraigne
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted  x 2



Le Phatagin / long-tailed pangolin
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 2




Le Rat D'Eau / Water Vole
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 3



Mouse / La Souris
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 3



Le  Surmulot / Rat
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 3


Le Tamanoir  /AARDVARK, ANTEATER
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted foxing mark (1)x 3 available

Le Morse /Walrus
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 21

Le Paca 2
The paca is a large rodent that inhabits an ever-shrinking area in Costa Rica. The animal is hunted for its tender meat and is often captured to be bred in captivity
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 2

Le Soulik / Suslik, Soulique
 By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted

Le Taupe du Cap 
bathyergid rodent, the  mole-rat
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted

Le Carcajou / Wolverine
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 2



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Tapir



La Taupe/ Mole Skinned Depuille de sa Peau
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 2




La belette, Le Touan, L'Icheumon, La Mangouste Mongoose Weasel etc
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 


Lemur  / le Mococo
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 


hamster / Le hamster
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 2

Lesser grey squirrel /le Coquallin
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted  x 2


Possum / Cuscus /Phalanger Male
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 2

COMMON STRIPED PALM SQUIRREL /Le Palmiste
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 


Possum / Cuscus /Phalanger Female
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 

Otter / Le Petite L'outre de la Guyane
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 


Grey Squirrel /Le Petit Gris
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 

Flying Squirrel
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 


African Ground Squirrel / L'Ecureuil Barbaresque
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 

Hippopotamus / L'Hippopotame
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted

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American Mink / Le Pekan
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 

Musk deer / Le Chevrotain
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted 


Racoon / Le Raton
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted  marked


Le Loir
B By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted




Le lerot
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted

Weasel family
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted



Wall Lizard
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted . 21

La Civette
 By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted


Le Zibet
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted


Le Cabiai. . .Capybara undressed
By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted


Le Cabiai. . .Capybara
 By Count de Buffon (Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon) (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788)  a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist,& prolific author. Copper engraving . from  20 volumes of Histoire Naturelle, Page size  is approx. 8.1/4 x 5.1/4" (210 130mm).  First published in  intervals over an eighteen-year period, from 1749 to 1767. These bordered  image pics are from the 1749/50's  editions.  £15 ea unmounted x 2


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