Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d'Afrique (Vol. 1)
Illustrated by Jn. Lebrecht Reinold, Engraved by Claude Fessard (French, active 1765–1805), Printed by Langlois (active 1805–1840), Author François Levaillant (French, 1753–1824), Publisher J. J. Fuchs (French, late 18th–early 19th century), Printer H. L. Perronneau (French, late 18th–early 19th century)
Place of Publication: Paris, France
Nissen 555; Anker 297
Overall: 55.5 x 37.5 x 6 cm (21 7/8 x 14 3/4 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Illustrated book with 48 [i.e., 96] color etching and engravings
Not On View
(Paris: H. L. Perronneau, for J. J. Fuchs, 1799) Folio; [2 ff.] 128 [i.e., 129] pp., plus 48 [i.e., 96] plates [of 49]; contemporary gilt-stamped half red morocco, blue pastepaper boards.
Illustrations of birds
Paris: H. L. Perronneau, for J. J. Fuchs, 1799
Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz, by whom given to MFA, Jan. 13, 1982.
Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection