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lyre bird pretre antique engraving

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Menura lira (Lyre Bird)

$130.00

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Antique print relating to Australia
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From an Italian edition of 'Dictionnaire des Sciences Naturelles', first published by the Royal Printing House of France from 1816-1829, then published in Italian in 1837 by Batelli & Sons. Pretre was one of the foremost French natural history artists of the early 1800s. CONDITION : Ink inscription at top of sheet - see photo. A couple of very faint marks in the margins.
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artist Corsi after Jean Gabriel Pretre (1768-1849)
method Engraving with original hand-colouring
date 1837
size 150mm by 85mm (image) 230mm by 145mm (sheet)
SKU AU9378