Antique Print-SNAKE SPECIES-EARTH WORM-TWO HEADS-Hulk-Buffon-Lacepede-1799

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‘PL.XX . 1. LE LOMBRIC. 2. SERPENT MONSTRUEUX A DEUX TETES (..).’

– Original antique print showing 1. earth worm species. 2. Snake species with two heads.

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‘PL.XX . 1. LE LOMBRIC. 2. SERPENT MONSTRUEUX A DEUX TETES (..).’

Original antique print showing 1. earth worm species. 2. Snake species with two heads.

Made by Abraham Jacobsz Hulk after Buffon-Lacepede.

Engraving / etching on hand-laid (verge) paper.

Sheet size: 22.5 x 28.5 cm (8.86 x 11.22 inch). Image size: 15 x 20 cm. (5.91 x 7.87 inch).

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

SNAKE SPECIES-EARTH WORM-TWO HEADS

PCO-A35-32

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

From: Histoire Naturelle Des Quadrupedes Ovipares Et Des Serpens [= Histoire Naturelle, Vols. XXXVII-XXXVIII]. Nouvelle Edition. Dordrecht, A. Bluss? And Son, 1799. By : Buffon, Georges Louis Leclerc and Bernard Germain Etienne De La Ville-Sur-Illon, Comte De Lacepede. From the reptile and amphibian section of Buffon’s monumental work on the general and particular natural history. Many species (frogs, snakes, lizards, salamanders, turtles, etc.) are depicted in their natural habitat. The work is here in the new edition published at Amsterdam and Dordrecht, the only quarto edition to rival the original French Imprimerie Royale edition.

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Dimensions 28 × 22 × 1 cm

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