[Birds Of Paradise And Toucans]. After Jacques Barraband, c1767–1809 French.
[Birds Of Paradise And Toucans]
[Birds Of Paradise And Toucans]
[Birds Of Paradise And Toucans]
[Birds Of Paradise And Toucans]
[Birds Of Paradise And Toucans]
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[Birds Of Paradise And Toucans]

1806/later 20th century printing. Six engravings, printed à la poupée on Arches watermarked paper, title, artist, publisher and engraver in plate lower left to right, 53.5 x 35.5cm (approx. each). Slight foxing.

Titles and plate numbers read (1) Le grand oiseau de paradis emeraude, no. 1; (2) Le petit oiseau de paradis emeraude, no. 4; (3) Le promefil, no. 8; (4) Le paradis rouge, no. 6; (5) Le grand toucan du Bresil, no. 7; and (6) Le toco, no. 6. Text on all reads “Barraband pinxt. De l’imprimerie de Rousset [or] Langlois. Peree sculpt.”

Plates from Francois Le Vaillant’s Histoire naturelle des oiseaux de paradis et des rolliers: suivie de celle des toucans et des barbus [Natural history of birds of paradise and rollers: followed by toucans and barbets]. Ref: Biodiversity Heritage Library.

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Item #CL199-9

Price (AUD): $3,300.00  other currencies

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