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1780 Martinet - CACTUS Spurge - hand coloured - Large Folio 37.5 cm engraving - Botanical

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François-Nicolas Martinet (1731 - 1800) was a French engineer, engraver and naturalist.

Martinet engraved the plates for numerous works on natural history, especially ornithology. Notable in particular are those for l'Ornithologia, sive Synopsis methodica of Mathurin Jacques Brisson (1760-63).

Issued in: Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (Encyclopedia, or a Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts) by Denis Diderot (1713-1784) after de la Rue.


37.5 cm

Overall very good condition. Very light patches of age toning.