Buffon Bird Engravings .

Buffon Bird Engravings

Buffon Engravings 1 from Buffon's "Histoire Naturelle, Generale et Particuliere Avec la Description du Cabinet du Roi" 1763. Designed by De Seve, Jacques E. (French, fl. 1742 - 1788) and engraved by Le Grand, Louis. Jacques E. De Seve was the principal artist commissioned by Comte de Buffon to illustrate his 'Histoire Naturelle..." He was not content to simply portray his animals in a factual manner. Rather, he insisted on providing full backgrounds, including classical landscapes as on many  here. "
 The print area measuing 21 x 17cm.. Buffon, began his career as both a mathematician and as a philosopher and turned to the study of the natural world in his early forties. Appointed by the King as Superintendent of the Royal Gardens in Paris, Buffon based his researches upon their extensive collections. The first volume of his monumental, Histoire Naturelle, appeared in 1749 and was so successful that the last volume was still to be published after his death. Later editions put more specimens to the page the later English edition was 1812  Buffon was one of the most influential of the 18th century Natural history writers .




Le Pic Noir /Black Woodpecker
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author.  These are from the rarer the animals ca. The image size is ca. 18.5 x.   £18 ea unmounted

 


La Becassine /Common Snipe
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted



Le barbu  /Barbet
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted can be sent cleaned just ask



Le Jacamar  /
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted



Le Jabiru /Jabiru Stork
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted




 Le Combattant on Paon de Mer /Ruff
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted



Le Pic Noir /Green Woodpecker
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted




Le Kamichi /Screamer
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted




Le Torcol / wryneck
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted




Le Cassican /Australian Magpie
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted





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La Becasse /Snipe 2
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted



 
Le Butor / Bittern
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted




Le Savacou /Boat Billed Heron
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted




Le Secretaire on le Messagere / Secretary Bird
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted




La Barge
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted



Le Chevalier aux pieds rouges
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted




L'Oiseau Royal /Crane
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted




Le Calao /Hornbill
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted




Le Todier
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted



Le Bihoreau/ Black-crowned night heron
Original engraving by A.J.Hulk from: "Histoire Naturelle Générale et Particuliere....", by de Buffon & Dauberton. Nouvelle Edition, Amsterdam J.H. Schneider, 1755.Written by  Georges-Louis Le Clerc, Comte de Buffon (September 7, 1707 - April 16, 1788). French naturalist, mathematician, biologist, cosmologist and author. .   £18 ea unmounted

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