Dec 17, 2019 - Sale 2527

Sale 2527 - Lot 352

Price Realized: $ 585
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Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(BIRDS.) Martinet, Francois Nicolas (engraver). Group of 21 engraved plates on large folio paper with original hand-coloring, from George-Louis Marie Leclerc, Comte de Buffon's Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux. Approximately 13x18 inches each sheet size; generally very clean and nice. Paris, circa 1770

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Comprising plates: 2 Merle de France male (French Blackbird) * 10 Petite Outarde ou Canne-Petiere de France femelle (female little Bustard of France). * 160 Tourterelle du Senegal (Turtledove of Senegal) * 161 Tourterelle a Collier du Senegal (Turtledove of Senegal) * 170 La Caille (Quail) * 171 Caille de Madagascar (Madagascar Quail) * 180 Pedrix d'Afrique (African Partridge) * 187 Vautour du Bresil (Brazilian Vulture) * 208 Eider femelle (Female Eider Duck) * 209 Oye a duvet ou Eider m ... Comprising plates: 2 Merle de France male (French Blackbird) * 10 Petite Outarde ou Canne-Petiere de France femelle (female little Bustard of France). * 160 Tourterelle du Senegal (Turtledove of Senegal) * 161 Tourterelle a Collier du Senegal (Turtledove of Senegal) * 170 La Caille (Quail) * 171 Caille de Madagascar (Madagascar Quail) * 180 Pedrix d'Afrique (African Partridge) * 187 Vautour du Bresil (Brazilian Vulture) * 208 Eider femelle (Female Eider Duck) * 209 Oye a duvet ou Eider male due Dannemark (Danish Eider Duck) * 210 Gerfault d'Islande (Icelandic Ger Falcon) * 222 Caille des Isles Malouines (Falkland Island Quail) * 237 L'Albatros du Cap de Bonne-Esperance (Albatross of Good Hope) * 245 L'Outarde male (Bustard) * 267 Le Friquet/Le Verdier (Greenfinch) * 293 Le Pique-boeuf du Senegal * 294 Coucou de Malabar (Malabar Cuckoo) * 299 Petite Pie-Grieche de Madagascar male/femelle (male and female Madagascar Magpie) * 300 Le Chevalier Varie (Ruff) * 305 Paon de Mer, male (male Sea Peacock) * 306 Paon de Mer, femelle (female Sea Peacock).