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ANTIQUE HAND-COLORED COPPER PLATE ORNITHOLOGICAL ENGRAVING ON LAID PAPER CUCULUS VARIEGATUS

By: Manetti Lorenzi Vanni

Price: $375.06

Publisher: Florence, Not Attrbuted, 1767-1776


Color Illustrations; Cuculus variegatus" (Plate no LXIX). Identified in pencil on verso Manetti, 1767-75. Presumably from "Storia Naturale Degli Uccelli Ornithologia Methodice Digesta" which was larger and better printed than any previous book on birds. Rated amongst the very greatest of the bird books. Giovanni Gerini was the collector from whose extensive collection of specimens Manetti worked chiefly. . Laid paper, sheet size 14" x 18". Clear print... View more info