Trade paper, 8vo., oblong shape, fine condition, maps and 40 colour plates, unpag. (93pp.) This is a catalogue produced on very high quality paper for exhibition held in 1996. Lesueur was one of the artists abroad the expedition of Baudin. Text is in French - paintings are bilingual. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Les Velins de Charles-Alexandre Lesueur (...
Éditeur : Le Havre, Museum du Havre/Municipalite de Sainte-adresse, 1966.
Description du livre Le Havre. 1996. Muséum du Havre / Municipalité de Sainte-Adresse., 1996. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. Pierre Baubion. No pagination, 92 PP with 2 b/w illust., 4 maps & 40 colour plates (37 on full page) on superior glossy paper. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Text in French. Oblong: 21 x 29.7. Catalogue of an exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of this French naturalist. Charles-Alexandre Lesueur was one of the scientists attached to the Baudin expedition of discovery to Australia and renowned for his drawings and watercolours of natural life in Australia, Indonesia, Mauritius and South Africa. N° de réf. du libraire 22580