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Denis Diderot, Jean Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert. Two plates from Diderot & d'Alembert's "Encyclopédie: Histoire Naturelle" – Suite du règne animal – Oiseaux. Plates vol. 6 (1768). Engravings by Benard, after Martinet. Matted. Mat: 12.25" x 17.75". Sheet: 10.25" x 15.75". ++ Plate xxx: Natural History, Fig. 1. The Ostrich. Fig. 2. The Cassowary. Fig. 3. The Pelican. Fig. 4. The Flamingo. ++ Plate xxxi: Natural History, Fig. 1. The Guinea Fowl. Fig. 2. The Crested Wood Partridge. Fig. 3. The Indian Koklass. Fig. 4. The Purple Swamphen.
Provenance: From the collection of Jim Willis.
Condition: Good condition. Toning and scattered foxing. Hinged to mat at top and bottom.
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Diderot & d'Alembert. 2 Bird Plates, c.1768.

Estimate $100 - $200Jan 25, 2018
Starting Price $50
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