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Greyhounds of Hungary and Newfoundland. Levrier Hongrois. Terre-Neuve c1820

Greyhounds of Hungary and Newfoundland. Levrier Hongrois. Terre-Neuve c1820

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Antique Print of Levrier de Hongrie and Terre-Neuve.

Fine hand-coloured engraving by Paquin from the drawing by H. Gobin for Suites a Buffon published in Paris circa 1820 for Zoology Professor, Paris Natural History Museum, Bernard Germain Etienne de la Ville sur Illon, Comte de Lacepede (1756-1825), who updated the complete works of Georg-Louis Leclerc Comte de Buffon (1707-1788) - Histoire Naturelle Generale et Particuliere avec la description du cabinet du roi (Natural History, General and Particular, with the description from the King’s library), published in Paris between 1749 and 1760.

There is a small tear on the right, and slight foxing (age marks) towards the edges of the page. Neither affects the image. The price reflects its condition.

Page size: 18 x 27 cm (7 x 10.5 inches). External mount size is 24 x 32 cm (9.5 x 11.5 inches)

Stock Number: apdB42Price: $22.00