Requires Photography

Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d'Afrique (Vol. 4)

Attributed to Jn. Lebrecht Reinold, Engraved by Claude Fessard (French, active 1765–1805), Engraved by Louis Bouquet (French, active about 1800–1823), 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


Overall: 56 x 37.5 x 5.5 cm (22 1/16 x 14 3/4 x 2 3/16 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: H. Perronneau, for Delachaussée, 1805) Folio; 104 pp., plus 49 [i.e., 98] plates; contemporary gilt-stamped half red morocco, blue pastepaper boards.

Illustrations of birds.

Paris: H. Perronneau, for Delachaussée, 1805


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

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection