"[Lot of 3 - Birds]", La Perouse, Comte Jean F. Galoup, de
Period: 1797 (published)
Publication: Atlas du Voyage de la Perouse
Color: Black & White
10 x 15.2 inches
25.4 x 38.6 cm
Nice set of copper engravings depicting birds discovered during La Perouse's exploration of the West Coast. 1. "Perdrix, Male et Femele, de la Californie" is a very desirable image of a pair of California Quail. 2. "Merle du Port des Francais" depicts a native blackbird of the Northwest. 3. "Promerops de la Californie Septentrionale" pictures a California bird with a long curved beak and long tail.
Couple of insignificant spots, else very good.