Franc. Aug. Peron.Geb. zu Cerilly den 22: Aug. 1775.
[German.] [n.d. c.1810.]
Stipple with large margins. Plate 133 x 85mm (5¼ x 3¼").
Francois Auguste Peron (1775-1810), the French naturalist and explorer. In 1800 he joined Nicolas Baudin's expedition to Australia where he gathered some 100,000 specimens, which form the basis of the most comprehensive Australian natural history collection to date.
Kivell & Spence: pg.246.
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