Requires Photography

Histoire naturelle d’une partie d’oiseaux nouveaux et rares de l’Amérique et des Indes

Attributed to Jn. Lebrecht Reinold, Printed by Langlois (active 1805–1840), Author François Levaillant (French, 1753–1824), Publisher Dufour (Firm) (18th century), Printer Pierre-Nicolas Firmin Didot (French, active from 1795)

Place of Publication: Paris, France

Catalogue Raisonné

Nissen 557; Anker 300


Overall: 55 x 37.5 x 5.2 cm (21 5/8 x 14 3/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 49 [i.e., 98] color etching and engravings

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(Paris: Didot jeune, for J. E. Gabriel Dufour, 1801) Folio; [2 ff.] iii, 112 pp., plus 49 [i.e., 98] plates; contemporary gilt-stamped half red morocco, blue pastepaper boards.

Illustrations of birds.

Paris: Didot jeune, for J. E. Gabriel Dufour, 1801


Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz, by whom given to MFA January 14, 1981.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection