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Lot n° 5

D'après François Nicolas MARTINET (1725/31-18...

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Natural history of birds. Suite of five engravings enhanced with watercolor. Calao, of the Philippines - The American Crane - The Petrel, or the Storm Bird - The Magpie - The Small Sea Lark. Signed in the sheet at the bottom right or left. Extracted from the book Histoire naturelle des oiseaux by Buffon (1771-1786). Size at sight : 25 x 21 cm. Small stains, insolated, pitted. Under glass gilded frame.