LEMAIRE (Charles)

Histoire naturelle des oiseaux d’Europe.

Paris, de Bure, Pauquet frères, [1837].

In-8 (240 x 160 mm), paperback; loose binding, cover missing, two leaves detached, foxing in text less severe on plates which remain in good condition.

First edition of this work on passerines, of which only the first part appeared.
Superb brush-colored illustration consisting of a title plate "Oiseaux d'Europe" and 80 steel-engraved plates after Pauquet.


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