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LEVAILLANT, François (1753-1824). Histoire naturelle des Perroquets. Sydney: The Lord McAlpine of West Green and Brian Chester, 1989.

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LEVAILLANT, François (1753-1824). Histoire naturelle des Perroquets. Sydney: The Lord McAlpine of West Green and Brian Chester, 1989.

2 volumes, loose in original boxes, large 2° (550 x 400mm). Text in French and English. Coloured frontispiece and 157 coloured plates. Loose, in original green cloth boxes.

Facsimile edition of the first edition, published in 1801-05, and including an additional frontispiece and 14 plates of parrots, which were issued with the dedication copy to Count Lacépède. Number 90 of 200 copies. (2)
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