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Martinet, Francois Nicolas (1725-1804) Ornithological Illustrations, Three Framed, Hand-colored Engravings of Eagles.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1496
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Martinet, Francois Nicolas (1725-1804) Ornithological Illustrations, Three Framed, Hand-colored Engravings of Eagles. [from] Buffon's Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux, Paris: Imprimerie Royale, 1770-1786. Including: L'Aigle a tete blanche, (Haliaeetus leucocephalus, or bald eagle); Aigle des Grandes Indes, (Haliastur indus, brahminy kite, or red-backed sea-eagle); and L'Aigle Commun, (Aquila chrysaetos, or golden eagle); the three all hand-colored, uniformly matted and framed. (3)
Estimate $250-350


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Keywords

AIGLE, Francois Nicolas, Birds of prey, Brahminy kite, Culture, Eagle, Golden eagle, Haliastur, Histoire Naturelle, L'Aigle, National symbols of Mexico, Nationalism, Ornithology, Sea eagle, Paris

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