Table de l'Ordre des Chiens
Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1755. Beautiful hand coloured engraving from Table de L'Ordre des Chiens produced by Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon (1707-1788). This table of dog genealogy was a fold-out plate found between pages 228 and 229 of Volume 5, published in 1755 (Volume 1 published 1749). 290 x 400 mm (11½ x15¾ inches).
Condition: Centre fold, with nice deep impression and very clean. Blank to verso.