Oiseae de Proie Nomme le Sagittaire (Secretarybird) Hand-Colored Plate with complete text

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Oiseae de Proie Nomme le Sagittaire (Secretarybird) Hand-Colored Plate with complete text

By Vosmaer, A., and Schouman, A.

SKU# 15725

$ 40.00

Hand-colored lithographic plate, 8 inches wide by 10 inches long with 8 pages of accompanying text including title page. The text is in French. From: A. Vosmaer, Description d'un oiseau de proie, nommé le sagittaire, 1769. This account of a secretarybird (Sagittarius serpentarius) from the Cape of Good Hope was included as one of the 33 parts in Vosmaer's 1804 Regnum Animale: Natuurkundige Bschryving eener Uitmunde Verzameling van Zeldsaame Gedierten. Vosmaer was the menagerie director for Stadholder William V of Holland. He published pamphlets on rare and exotic species that where brought to Europe. This is a complete unbound pamphlet.

Publisher Pierre Meijer
Publisher Place Amsterdam
Date Published 1769
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First edition
Number of Volumes 1
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Near fine
ISBN
Limited Edition No