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Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis et des rolliers, suivie de celle des toucans et des barbus: par Francois Levaillant....

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Description
Francois Levaillant was born in Suriname. He was one of the first naturalists to study birds in their natural habitat, and traveled widely in his pursuits. Jaques Barraband is considered the finest French bird painters of the period, and illustrated many of Levaillant's ornithologies.
Names
Le Vaillant, François, 1753-1824 (Author)
Barraband, Jacques, 1767?-1809 (Artist)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1806
Place: Paris
Publisher: Chez Denne le jeune [etc.]
Library locations
Rare Book Division
Shelf locator: QMD+++ M.G.(Le Vaillant, F. Histoire naturelle des oiseaux)
Topics
Birds of paradise (Birds)
Coraciidae
Toucans
Jacamars
Genres
Prints
Illustrations
Books
Notes
Ownership: Lenox, Astor
Statement of responsibility: "Toutes les figures de cet ouvrage ont ete dessinees d'apres nature par Barraband peintre."
Citation/reference: Gross, 1994, #167
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. 114 col. pl. (2 double) 56 cm.
Bound in full red morocco, gilt.
Chromolithographs
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 23411342
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14444167
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc0159c0-c6c7-012f-1c1a-58d385a7bc34
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