A catalogue of a most valuable and highly curious collection of rare and curious birds, native of Cayenne : being an actual consignment to the French National Museum, including various presents to M. Talleyand and others, taken by a ship of war, on their passage to Europe : the whole in perfect preservation, and forming an interesting assemblage, well deserving the attention of the curious in ornitholoy : which will be sold by auction by Mr. Christie, at the Great Room, Pall Mall, on Saturday, April the 6th, 1805, at twelve o'clock.
- [London] : Mr. Christie, 
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- 6,  pages ; 26 cm
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- Date of sale: April 6th, 1805.
Place of sale: London.
BAC: British Art Center copy is not annotated. Number 5 of 38 auction catalogs bound together. The volume bound in contemporary half calf; with the armorial bookplate of Baron Northwick; signed in manuscript: William Upcott, London Institution, 1823.
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- Art -- Private collections -- Great Britain -- Catalogs.Art auctions -- England -- London -- Catalogs.Decorative arts -- Catalogs.London Institution -- Ownership.Northwick, John Rushout, Baron, 1770-1859 -- Bookplate.Upcott, William, 1779-1845 -- Autograph.
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