21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)Parra jacanaThis 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, ..
26 x 18 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)Hydrophasianus sinenisA beautifully colored and illustrated chromolithograph made by Cassell and Company in ~1870 for Thomas Rymer Jones, Professor of Natural History and Comparative Anatomy in King's College, London. This is an original antique print, not a reproduction..
24.5 x 16 cm (9.75 x 6.25 inches).Parra sinensis and Palamedea cornutaChinaThis superb antique print was made in 1849 and is from the first edition of Dictionnaire D'Histoire Naturelle by Charles Orbigny. It was made by engraving and has beautiful hand colouring enriched with shellac finishing. The ..