Natural History engraving - By D'Orbigny - 1869 - In colors - XIXth century
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Chart - Antique Natural History engraving colored from the XIXth century
They come from the third volume of the Atlas of the Universal Dictionary of Natural History directed by Charles D'Orbigny published in 1869.
These loose plates, not bound, were initially printed in deliveries and could then be bound together by a bookbinder. In the meantime they were placed between 2 printed cartons and bound with a fabric ribbon. The delivery of the third volume initially included 300 engraved and colored plates.
Serving as a complement to the Works of Buffon
Please look at the pictures carefully, all plates have been photographed.
They are antiques and sometimes have defects, such as missing plates, cuts, stains, dirt, foxing.
Size of the plates: about 25.3x16cm
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