We are currently offering a selection of prints from the
first edition of Charles DíOrbignyís Dictionnaire Universel díHistoire Naturelle published in 1849 by Renard & Martinet, Paris. As keen collectors of such works, we are delighted to obtain this one, considered by many experts to be the finest and best
illustrated natural history work of the era. The superb, beautifully hand colored plates are from the leading French artists of the day such as Susemihl, Travier, Oudart and Pretre.