Copperplate engraving on hand laid paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 20 x 25.5 cm. The image size is ca. 15 x 19.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 7.9 x 10 inch. The image size is ca. 5.9 x 7.7 inch.
Plate: ‘La Grande Taupe du Cap.’ (Large Mole.) These old antique prints originate from: ‘Histoire Naturelle Generale et Particuliere….’, by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1766. You will find more items from this work in our ebay store and on our website (use about me link). Artists and Engravers: Author: Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (1707-1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. Buffon’s views influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Charles Darwin. The engravers in this work are B. de Bakker, C. Brouwer, O. de Vries, C.F. Fritzsch (1719-c.1772), Reinier Vinkeles (1741-1816), H. Vinkeles, Mittelj, G.S., R. Oakes, Fringham and Hulk after Jacques de Seve (active 1744-1788), Buvee and others.
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning. Please study scan as they picture the item very well.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-LARGE MOLE-LA GRANDE TAUPE DU CAP-BUFFON