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Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d'Afrique (vol. 2)

1799
Illustrated by Jn. Lebrecht Reinold, Engraved by Jacques-Louis Pérée (French, born in 1769), 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

Catalogue Raisonné

Nissen 555; Anker 297

Dimensions

Overall: 56 x 37.5 x 6.5 cm (22 1/16 x 14 3/4 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.713

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 48 [i.e., 96] color etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: H. L. Perronneau, for J. J. Fuchs, 1799) Folio; 151 pp., plus 48 [i.e., 96] plates; contemporary gilt-stamped half red morocco, blue pastepaper boards.

Illustrations of birds


Paris: H. L. Perronneau, for J. J. Fuchs, 1799

Provenance

Mrs. Sigmund J. Katz, by whom given to MFA January 13, 1982.

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection