Duperrey /Prêtre / Coutant - Atlas Voyage autour du monde de la Corvette la Coquille Oiseaux - 1826

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Duperrey /Prêtre / Coutant - Atlas Voyage autour du monde de la Corvette la Coquille Oiseaux - 1826
Science (general) - Quantity: 5 - Single sheet

Duperrey /Pretre / Coutant– atlas zoologie ornithologie oiseaux 1826 du voyage autour du monde exécuté par ordre du roi sur la corvette de sa majesté la Coquille pendant les années 1822, 1823 ,1824 et 1825

One of the first French naturalist expeditions undertaken by Captain Duperrey around the world: South America, Tahiti; Oceania, Australia, New Zealand, New Guinea... Five original old lithographs in colour, excerpted from the atlas of zoology from the voyage are offered. The lithographs in folio format 28 x 42 cm are printed on solid cardstock type paper, the condition can be seen in the photographs. Secure shipping. The painter is Jean-Gabriel Prêtre and the sculptor Coutant, of Remond printing house.

Plate n°17: Pomaré flycatcher, Society Islands
A. male in adult plumage
B. the same in old age plumage
C. Female

-plate 21 bis : Yellow mumps philo, New Guinea

- Plate n°42:
1. Male blue-verdin dove, New Guinea
2. Female blue-verdin dove, New Guinea


Plate n°47: Inca Tern, Lima Peru

- Plate n°50: Antarctic goose , female , Falkland Islands

The very fine drawings are high quality and often enhanced by hand: you would think you were touching real feathers.

Lot details
Object
Single sheet
Number of Books
5
Subject
Science (general)
Author/ Illustrator
Duperrey /Prêtre / Coutant
Book Title
Atlas Voyage autour du monde de la Corvette la Coquille Oiseaux
Condition
Fine
Publication year oldest item
1826
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Publisher
Arthus-bertrand
Number of pages
5
Dimensions
42×28 cm
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