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1. Gobe-Mouche a longue queue, de Madagascar. 2. Gobe-Mouche a longue queue et a ventre blanc, de Madagascar.


Francois Nicolas Martinet's magnificently engraved and splendidly colored illustration of Madagascar long-tailed flycatchers, 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: FF2780
Cartographer: Martinet / Buffon
Place & Date: Paris / 1770 / 1786
Size: 7 x 9 1/4" (image); 12 3/4" x 18 1/2" (overall sheet)
Condition: full color; excellent condition
Price: $350.00