Buc'hoz: Le Bec de Grüe luisant Boxed Small Notecards
10 blank notecards with envelopes in an acetate-topped box
Printed on recycled paper
Published with the New York Botanical Garden
Box size: 4 x 5.625 x .875 in.
Card size: 3.5 x 5 in.
Pierre-Joseph Buc’hoz (French, (1731–1807)
Le Bec de Grüe luisant
From Collection precieuse et enluminée . . ., 1776
Naturalist, physician, and lawyer Buc’hoz (1731–1807) published this two-volume tome featuring elaborately colored plates that depict plants of China and Europe alongside birds, butterflies, and insects. This image is one of the collection’s finest.