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Merle de France, mâle


Francois Nicolas Martinet's magnificently engraved and splendidly colored illustration of a French blackbird (male), 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: FF2901
Cartographer: Martinet / Buffon
Place & Date: Paris / 1770 / 1786
Size: 7 5/8" x 9 1/2" (image); 12 3/4" x 18 1/2" (overall sheet)
Condition: full color; excellent condition
Price: $150.00