TRAVIÈS, ÉDOUARD. 1809-1876. Types du règne animal. Buffon en estampes.  Paris: Ledot and Ledot, and A. de Vresse, [c.1860].

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TRAVIÈS, ÉDOUARD. 1809-1876.
Types du règne animal. Buffon en estampes. Paris: Ledot and Ledot, and A. de Vresse, [c.1860].

Sold for US$ 3,825 inc. premium
TRAVIÈS, ÉDOUARD. 1809-1876.
Types du règne animal. Buffon en estampes. Paris: Ledot and Ledot, and A. de Vresse, [c.1860].
2 parts in 1 volume. Oblong folio (250 x 345 mm). 48 hand-colored lithographed plates, title pages with wood-engraved vignettes. Publisher's red half morocco gilt, blind-ruled and titled in gilt on upper cover, edges gilt. Top joint cracked, corners bumped, scattered foxing throughout.
Provenance: H. Bradley Martin (bookplate; his sale, Sotheby's New York, June 7, 1989, lot 221).

FIRST EDITION. Each plate accompanied by a text page by Henri-A. de Conty. Traviès was known for his depictions of animals and birds, which he exhibited numerous times at the Paris Salon. Most of the plates feature two species side-by-side, but three of the plates are dedicated to a single species. Nissen ZBI 4161.
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TRAVIÈS, ÉDOUARD. 1809-1876. Types du règne animal. Buffon en estampes.  Paris: Ledot and Ledot, and A. de Vresse, [c.1860].
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