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Jean Theodore Descourtilz
Ornithologie Bresilienne ou Histoire des Oiseaux du Brésil, remarquables par leur plumage, leur chant ou leurs habitudes.
Rio de Janeiro: Waterlow and Sons London for Thomas Reeves ?-1856, 1852. Pair of chromolithgraph plates of Trogons, printed in colour and finished by hand. Descourtilz worked for the National Museum of Rio de Janeiro. He was the son of French adventurer, botanist and naturalist Michel Etienne Descourtilz. The only other work that Descourtilz was known to have illustrated was his father's work Flore Pittoresque et Médicale des Antilles . Sitwell Fine Bird Books: 90
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