2 Antique Prints-NILGAI-BOSELAPHUS TRAGOCAMELUS-PL. 13-14-de Vries-Buffon-1785

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Tom. XVI. Pl. XIII-XIV. Le Nilgaut Male – Femelle. – Two original antique prints showing a male and female nilgai (Boselaphus tragocamelus).

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‘Tom. XVI. Pl. XIII-XIV. Le Nilgaut Male – Femelle.’

Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 19 x 25 cm. (7,5 x 9,8 inch). Image size: 15 x 19,5 cm. (5,9 x 7,7 inch).

From a Dutch edition of ‘Histoire naturelle … ‘, by Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, ed. published in Amsterdam by J. Schneider, 1775. This edition was published in The Netherlands 1766-1799.

Made by ‘O. de Vries’ after ‘de Seve’. Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 – April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. Buffon’s views influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Charles Darwin.

Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: NILGAI-BOSELAPHUS TRAGOCAMELUS-PL. 13-14

PCO-A34-23

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Dimensions 25 × 19 × 1 cm

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