Date of Printing: 1752 • Medium: Copperplate Engraving (hand colored) • Subject Category: Natural History - Birds • Signed: Plate signed, Lower Right • Period Created: Enlightenment (1700 - 1799) • Plate Size HxWxD cm: 15 x 9.5 • Leaf Paper Size HxW cm: 19.4 x 11.8 • Style: Octavio Edition • Print on Verso: Blank on verso • Condition: Excellent, with minor toning at edges, some spotting • Edition Type: 1st Edition - Limited • Paper Type: Laid Paper • Framed: Print only
Beautifully detailed, hand colored print of a Lagopus Grouse bird. From 1752 after de Seve HANDCOLORED engraving from fine 8vo Edition. From "Histoire Naturelle de Buffon & Daubenton." Published in Paris, 1752.
Good condition, slight toning at edges, very minor foxing (please see photos).
FINE ORIGINAL FROM THE RARE 8vo EDITION