1751 Martinet - Bat, Squirrel, Suisse - hand coloured - Large Folio 39 cm - Zoology
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.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 25 x 39 cm.
Overall very good condition. Two tint worm holes to outer margin.