Bull Dog


Bull Dog

Product no.: 3172
£175.00


Smellie, William: Bull Dog 

William Creech Edinburgh 1780 - 85 

copper engraved plates, recent hand colouring, plate size 16 x 12 cm, frame size 33 x 28 cm;  no distinctive left or right plate mark, o/w ex. cond.

This charming engraving is from Smellie’s ‘Natural history: general and particular, by the Count de Buffon, translated into English.’, a translation of Buffon’s (1707 – 1788) comprehensive work ‘Histoire Naturelle...’ which comprised 36 volumes with approx. 2000 prints, mainly of animals.

The print is in a cream coloured mount with one gold line; the frame is in a black frame with wood finish to the front.  
 

 

 

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