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

1805
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

Dimensions

Overall: 56 x 37.5 x 5.5 cm (22 1/16 x 14 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

1981.715

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Prints and Drawings

Classifications

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

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Jessie and Sigmund Katz Collection