Antique Print-EUROPEAN WILDCAT-FELIS SILVESTRIS-PL. 53-Buffon-1756

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Tom. V. PL. LIII. Le Chat Sauvage. – Antique print showing a European wildcat (Felis silvestris).

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‘Tom. V. PL. LIII. Le Chat Sauvage.’

Etching / engraving on hand laid (verge) paper.
Sheet size: 20,5 x 23 cm. (8,1 x 9,1 inch). Image size: 14,8 x 19,5 cm. (5,8 x 7,7 inch).

From a French edition of ‘Histoire naturelle ?’, by Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, ed. published in Paris 1756.

Made by ‘G.S.’ 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: Good, given age. A few spots. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: EUROPEAN WILDCAT-FELIS SILVESTRIS-PL. 53

PCO-A30-31

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Dimensions 23 × 20 × 1 cm

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