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Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,

Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788) was a French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author.

He was Intendant (director) at the Jardin du Roi, now called the Jardin des Plantes.

Buffon is considered the father of all thought in natural history in the second half of the 18th century. His ideas have influenced generations of naturalists, including Charles Darwin.

Buffon's greatest work was Histoire Naturelle, Générale et Particulière. It described everything known about the natural world.

Here are engravings from Histoire Naturelle for you to choose from. They are original antiques, and come from various editions of Histoire Naturelle from the 1790s to the 1850s.

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28.5 x 19 cm (11.3 x 7.5 inches).This is an original hand colored engraving from a large, fine quali..
US$45.00
28.5 x 19 cm (11.3 x 7.5 inches).This is an original hand colored engraving from a large, fine quali..
US$45.00
28.5 x 19 cm (11.3 x 7.5 inches).This is an original hand colored engraving from a large, fine quali..
US$45.00
21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)This is a hand colored engraving made in 1794 from the Comte de Buffon..
US$55.00
21x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)Podiceps minorThis is a hand colored engraving made in 1794 from the Co..
US$40.00
21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)This is a hand colored engraving made in 1794 from the Comte de Buffon..
US$55.00
21x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)Mergus merganserThis is a hand colored engraving made in 1794 from the ..
US$40.00
21x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)New ZealandThis is a hand colored engraving made in 1794 from the Comte..
US$40.00
21x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)Colymbus glacialisThis is a hand colored engraving made in 1794 from th..
US$40.00
28.5 x 19 cm (11.3 x 7.5 inches). This is an original hand colored engraving from a large, fine..
US$45.00
21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)This is a hand colored engraving made in 1794 from the Comte de Buffon..
US$55.00
21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)This is a hand colored engraving made in 1794 from the Comte de Buffon..
US$55.00
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in ~1797 from "Barr's..
US$40.00
21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)This is a hand colored engraving made in 1794 from the Comte de Buffon..
US$55.00
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in ~1797 from "Barr's..
US$40.00
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in ~1797 from "Barr's..
US$40.00
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in ~1797 from "Barr's..
US$40.00
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in ~1797 from "Barr's..
US$40.00
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in ~1797 from "Barr's..
US$40.00
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in ~1797 from "Barr's..
US$40.00