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Gerfault, d'Islande


Francois Nicolas Martinet's magnificently engraved and splendidly colored illustration of an Icelandic falcon, from the Comte de Buffon's Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux, one of the most important and comprehensive late 18th-century French ornithological works.
Item Number: FF2775
Cartographer: Martinet / Buffon
Place & Date: Paris / 1770 / 1786
Size: 7" x 9" (image); 12 3/4" x 18 1/2" (overall sheet)
Condition: full wash color; a beautifully preserved exemplar
Price: $150.00