‘VII. Taf XXXIX. Der Chinche.’
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 German edition of ‘Histoire naturelle ?’, by Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, ed. published in Leipzig 1769.
Made by ‘Anonymous’ 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. Small brown spot lower margin near caption. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: STRIPED SKUNK-MEPHITIS-CHINCHE-PL. 39