25 x 15 cm (10 x 6 inches). L'oiseau du Tropique ou le Paille en queue. Le FouThis antique lithograph was made in 1833 in Brussels for Daubenton and Buffon's epic natural history work. It has original, hand painted colouring which is absolutely superb (on a par with the finest we've seen). The range..
21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)Pelecanus sulaThis is a hand colored engraving made in 1812 from the Comte de Buffon's English edition of Natural History. Buffon's works influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Georges Cuvier. It has been said that "Truly..