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1. Merle, de St. Domingue. 2. Merle, des Indes Orientales

Francois Nicolas Martinet's magnificently engraved and splendidly colored illustration of the Blackbirds of Hispaniola (St. Domingue) and of the East Indies, from the Comte de Buffon's Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux, one of the most important and comprehensive late 18th-century French ornithological works. A complete list of the approximately 90 hand-colored Martinet bird engravings in our inventory available on request.
Item Number: FF2504
Cartographer: Martinet / Buffon
Place & Date: Paris / 1770 / 1786
Size: 6 7/8" x 8 7/8" (image); 12 3/4" x 18 1/2" (overall sheet)
Condition: full color; excellent condition
Price: $350.00