368 Animal Illustrations

368 Animal Illustrations

by Georges-Louis Leclerc de Buffon, Buffon, Georges-Louis Leclerc
     
 

Masterpieces from the first modern compilation of scientific knowledge in the field of natural history (first published at Buffon's death in 1788), a work especially treasured today for the superb quality of its engraved illustrations. The animals depicted here in their natural environment include elephant, tiger and monkey; squirrel, fox and wolf; farm animals

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Masterpieces from the first modern compilation of scientific knowledge in the field of natural history (first published at Buffon's death in 1788), a work especially treasured today for the superb quality of its engraved illustrations. The animals depicted here in their natural environment include elephant, tiger and monkey; squirrel, fox and wolf; farm animals and favorite breeds of dog and cat. Each engraving has been carefully reproduced to retain the rare quality of the original. Royalty-free.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486277035
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
10/01/1993
Series:
Pictorial Archive Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
9.34(w) x 12.15(h) x 0.51(d)

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