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Skeletons of three specimens in the deer family, Tom. XXIV Pl. XII. Page 176., T. XII Plate XXXI P. 72., Tom. XI Pl. XVIII Page 189.

  • ARTIST: George-Louis Leclerc Comte de Buffon

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Sanson et Cie, Deux-Ponts.

  • MEDIUM: Copper engravings, original hand-color,

    DATE: 1764

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size (each) 4 7/8 x 3" (123 x 77mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: Anatomical images from the charming miniature edition of "Histoire Naturelle et Particulaire" by Georges Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon. Director of the Jardin du Roi in France, Buffon was the first naturalist to present the universe as a unified whole.


  • CONDITION: Good condition and color.