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Comte de Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc. French (1707-1788). Five plates featuring sloths and rodents. From "Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière, avec la déscription du Cabinet du Roi." Paris: l’Imprimerie Royale, 1749-1766. After drawings by Jacques de Sève (1742-1788). Copper plate engravings, two hand colored. Each sheet, approx. 7.75" x 10.25". ++ Jeunes Ais. ++ L' Ai Adulte. ++ L' Unau. ++ Le Taguan ou Grand Ecureuil Volant. ++ La Marmotte du cap.
Provenance: From the collection of Jim Willis.
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5 Buffon Mammal Plates. Histoire Naturelle.

Estimate $100 - $200Jan 25, 2018
Starting Price $50
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