Antique Bird Prints by Buffon

The following bird prints are from "Naturgeschichte der Vögel", ca 1790. It was published
as the German translation from the famous "Histoire naturelle des oiseaux" by
George LouisLeclerc, Comte de Buffon ( 1707-1788). It was published in
France (1771-83) and with more than 1000 copper etchings.
Original coloring.

Many of the birds have "Feigenfresser" (fig eater) as part of their name.
This is a mispelling. It should be "Fliegenfresser" (fly eater) (fly catcher).

Page size: ca 16.3 x 9 cm ( 6.4 x 3.5 ")

Image size: (varies slightly) ca 12.3 x 7.5 cm ( 4.8 x 2.9 ")

After this group of prints, there is another group of Buffon prints
below from a different edition. Size is given below.

Prints have overall light toning and some minimal spotting.
Unless otherwise noted, all prints are in Very Good condition.

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Der grosse Jamaikanische

$ 45.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6904

1. Der gezopfte Feigenfresser.
2. Der Schwarz u. gelbe

$ 45.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6906

Der Olivenfarbige

$ 45.00

Order Nr BUFFON6907

1. Der bunte Pilpit

2. Der Sænger

$ 45.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6908

Der Canadenfische

$ 45.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6910

Der goldflügeligte

$ 45.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6911

Der Rothbrüstige


$ 45.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6912

1. Der Braune Sengalische Feigenfresser.
2. Der Blonde Sengalische Feigenfresser.
3. Der Graubäuchige Sengalische Feigenfresser.

$ 45.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6917

a. Der Neselkönig.
b. Der Nesselkönig von
Boenos Ayras.
c. Der Nessekönig von

$ 45.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6916

Der Warmfresser

$ 45.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6918

The prints below are from a different edition.

The prints were engraved by Buffon, Edwards, Seligmann and others.

Page size: 19.2 x 11.1 cm (7.5 x 4.4"9
Image size: ca 14.2 x 8.8 cm ( 5.6 x 3.4 ")

"Der Brasilianische Geyer"

$ 50.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6923

"Der grosse gemeine Geyer"

$ 55.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6925SOLD

"der Taubengeyer"

$ 50.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6927


$ 50.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6928

"der Fischgeyer"

$ 50.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6929

Kayenischer Sperber"

$ 50.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6930

"der Fischerfalke"

$ 50.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6931

von Kayenne"

Some light print marks showing.

$ 50.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6932

"der Weyhe"

Print has light scattered spotting.

$ 50.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6933

1."der Maniliche Würger."
2. "der Würger von

$ 50.00

Order Nr. 6934 SOLD

1. "der kleine
Madagaskarische Würger"
2. der kleine Kanadens
gehäubte Würger"

$ 50.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6935

"der Kayennische grosschnabelichte
Würger mit gelben Bauche"

$ 50.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6937

"der grosschnablichte
Würger von Kayenne"

$ 50.00

Order Nr. BUFFON6938

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