Martinet, Francois Nicolas (illus).
THREE engravings on laid paper, handcolored, 10 x 8 1/2 inches (plate mark) on sheets 12 1/2 x 9 inches. A few spots, light ink marks to upper right corners of two sheets (outside plate mark), pencil inscriptions to left upper margin; overall very good clean and bright condition. Finely engraved and colored images by French artist Francois-Nicolas Martinet, produced for an edition of Buffon's Historie Naturelle Generale et Particuliere (Plates 157, 617, and 622). These images were also published as Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux. Item #56846