Buffon Animal Engravings 2.

Buffon Animal Engravings

Buffon Engravings 2from 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 .



Le Kulon, Le Rosolet, L'Ermine, La Nivale Stoats 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

 
La Zibeline, Le Putois, Le Feret,Le Perouaska
ferrets, Martens  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

Le Nagor, le Nangeur, Le Nyl- Ghau, Le Biggel  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 Riche, Le lapin de Russie, L'Ogototn, Le Lievre des Alpes
Rabbit 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


L'Urson,Le Paca, L'Urson 2 , L'Akouchi
Porcupine
 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 Klipdas, L'Hirax de Syroe, Le Porc- epic, Le Couendou Porcupine
 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 Cochon d'Indie, Le Capiai, L'Ashkoko / Guinea pig, 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



Le Zokor, Le Grand Spalax, Le Splaxx ou en dessons
blind, fossorial, or subterranean mole rats

 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 Souris , Le Mulot,le Rat vagabond, le rat oriental etc
Mice & Rats
 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.  £20 doublepage foldasissued  unmounted


La Marmotte, le Monax, le Bobak, la marmotte du canada,Le lemming, Le Lisel, le Rat Ferrugineux, Le rat, le Caraco, L, Ondatra, Le Surmulot, le Rat a Bande Noir

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.  £20 doublepage fold as issued  unmounted


Chauve Souris Etrangere Bat
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  des Indes Egyptian African Sheep ( looks 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


Loup Noir/  Black Wolf
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 Zebu
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


L'Isatis /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 Morvant
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 Trois Doigts Lizards + Volcano ?
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




Seal /Le Phoque de M . Parsons
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


Dryas, Loir Muscadin
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 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

Loris
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 21


Rat 2
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


L'ai adulte/ Sloth
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

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 Glouton / 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 3

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Seal / Le Phoquea ventre blanc
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 Chalcide grandeur de nature
looks to be a skink
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 Cannele  grandeur de  moite de nature
looks to be a skink

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 x2




Seal 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.  £20 doublepage fold as issued  unmounted



 Polecat  / Le Putois
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



 Polecat Ferret  / Le Furet Putois

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

Opossum / Le Crabier
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



ferret /Le Furet

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


Porcupine / L'Urson
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



Porcupine /  Le Coendou

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


 Opossum / Cayopollin / le Cayopolin

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



Kinkajou  / honey bear  / le Kinkajou
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


Kinkajou  / honey bear  / le Potot ou Kinkajou Potot
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



Little grison/ Le Grison

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


Mongoose / Le Mangouste

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



Civet  / La Fossane

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



Weasel of Guyana / La Fuine 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


marmotte  / La Marmotte du Cap

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



 jerboa / Gerbil  / La Grande Gerboise

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 Caracal de bengale/Wild Cats
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 Babtroussa
 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 Gennette de France /Jennet / Genet
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 Jeune Tanrec
Tenrecs are unusual insectivores that have radiated into ecological niches filled in other lands by hedgehogs, mice, shrews, opossums, and even otters 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 Paca
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 3


Le Desman / Muskrat
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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