Title: Histoire Naturelle des Perroquets - Plate 36
Publication Date: 1801
Binding: No Binding
Book Condition: Very Good
This magnificent work includes some of the most lively and colorful bird illustrations ever created. They capture not only the defining characteristics of the species, but also the charming personality of the individual bird. This exquisite monograph is entitled 'Histoire Naturelle Des Perroquets' was written by Francois Levaillant, an adventurer and natural historian, who was one of the first to record sightings of Australian parrots. Barrband's skill was greatly esteemed and his name lent cachet to the sumptious work authored by Levaillant. Barraband's brilliantly colored engravings of exotic birds coupled with Levaillant's precise descriptions represent the height of realistic bird art. Bookseller Inventory # 002084
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