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Description: These old antique prints originate from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1766. You will find more items from this work in our ebay store and on our website (use about me link).

Artists and Engravers: Author: Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. Buffon's views influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Charles Darwin. The engravers in this work are B. de Bakker, C. Brouwer, O. de Vries, C.F. Fritzsch (1719-c.1772), Reinier Vinkeles (1741-1816), H. Vinkeles, Mittelj, G.S., R. Oakes and Fringham after Jacques de Seve (active 1744-1788), Buvee and others. These plates are engraved by C.F. Fritzsch after Buvee.
  • Plates IX, X, XI, XII: mangot. This set of 4 plates shows the anatomy of a mangot.
  • The overall size is ca. 7.7 x 10 inch. The image size is ca. 6.1 x 7.9 inch.
  • The overall size is ca. 19.5 x 25.5 cm. The image size is ca. 15.5 x 20 cm.
  • Copperplate engraving on hand laid paper.
  • Fine; general age related toning; occasional faint spots / foxing as visible on scan. Please study scan as they picture the item very well. Staining can be removed at your request.

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