BARLOW, Francis (ca 1626-1704). Livre de plusieurs Animaux Inventez par Barlou. [Paris:] Chez De Poilly [ca 1675].
Oblong 4to (249 x 170 mm). Etched title and 10 etched plates, a few signed with Barlow's monogram, the rest unsigned, numbered 66-78 (skipping 69 and 77) in contemporary brown ink. (Plate  with three-inch tear entering image neatly repaired, a few other small marginal tears or repairs occasionally touching plates.) Modern red morocco-backed marbled boards, gilt morocco lettering-piece on upper cover. The plates depict: dogs with stag trophy (title-page); lions; cows; wolves; leopards; elephant with dromedary and monkeys; bears; dogs and cats; dogs hunting; stags with squirrels, rabbits and birds; and wild boar with donkeys. See Thi-baud 56.
Estimate $ 1,500-2,500
Provenance: Abeille[ge?] (signature in contemporary brown ink to verso of each plate); sold Sotheby's London, 22 June 1989, lot 99; Anthony N.B. Garvan (his sale, Christie's New York, 5 June 1993, lot 7).