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Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d'Afrique (Vol. 6)

1808
Attributed to Jn. Lebrecht Reinold, Printed by Langlois (active 1805–1840), Author François Levaillant (French, 1753–1824), Publisher Delachaussée (French, 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: 55.5 x 37.3 x 6.5 cm (21 7/8 x 14 11/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.717

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with 53 [i.e., 106] color etching and engravings

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(Paris: H. Perronneau, for Delachaussé, 1808) Folio; 132 pp., plus 53 [i.e., 106] plates; contemporary gilt-stamped half red morocco, blue pastepaper boards.

Illustrations of birds


Paris: H. Perronneau, for Delachaussée, 1808

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection