21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)Sterna stolidaThis 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..
25 x 15.5 cm (9.75 x 6 inches).This is an original hand colored wood engraving made for Charles Robert Bree in 1866. It is a genuine antique print, not a reproduction. It is in excellent condition. The paper and colors are virtually as fresh as they day the prints were created. Charles Robert Bree w..
25 x 15 cm (10 x 6 inches). Le Noddi. Le Avocette This 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 of colours and precise bru..
~11.3 x 7.5 inches (28.5 x 19 cm). This is an original hand colored engraving from a large, fine quality French edition of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,'s Natural History. The hand coloring is original, and the engraving is over 160 years old. It was made by copper plate engraving, has fin..
18.5 x 12.0 cm (7.3 x 4.8 inches).This colored engraving was created by The Reverend Francis Orpen Morris and was printed by Groombridge and Sons of London in 1887. The Reverend Francis Orpen Morris was well known for his passion for natural history and devoted his leisure time to studying the bird..