3 Antique Prints-COUGAR-PUMA CONCOLOR-PL. 32-34-Fringham-Buffon-1784



Tom. XV. Pl. XXXII-XXXIV. Le Cougar Femelle (…). – Set of 3 original antique prints showing the cougar (Puma concolor) and a black variety.

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‘Tom. XV. Pl. XXXII-XXXIV. Le Cougar Femelle (…).’

Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 21 x 26 cm. (8,3 x 10,2 inch). Image size: 15 x 19 cm. (5,9 x 7,5 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 ‘Fringham and B. de Bakker’ 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.



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Dimensions 26 × 21 × 1 cm


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