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Original antique french plate from 1870ca (original of this date, not a copy or modern reproduction) has a clear and romantic Victorian style and and a beautiful calligraphic typography with text in French.

Looks great when framed this beautiful art piece of natural history, preserving the soul of that time
On good paper, hand coloured at the time of publication, reverse side is blank

A little of its history
-Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon (7 September 1707 – 16 April 1788) was a French naturalist, mathematician, cosmologist, and encyclopedic author. His works influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Georges Cuvier. Buffon published thirty-five quarto volumes of his Histoire naturelle during his lifetime; one additional volume based on his notes was published in 1789 after his death. It has been said that "Truly, Buffon was the father of all thought in natural history in the second half of the 18th century-

PAPER SIZE: Inches aprox : 6 1/4 x 10 inch- Cm aprox: 16 x 26 cm
CONDITION: Very good, minor age tone, please see photos
AUTHOR: George Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
DATED: 1780 France, Some imperfections are usual in antique prints, Please read carefully the description of each item and see the pictures zoom and If you have any question please convo me!

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1870 rare Antique Victorian GRYPHON print By BUFFON, The King of the vultures, the griffin and the Urubu