Artist: Edward Lizars after Edward Lear and others
Publication: The Naturalist's Library, Ornithology, Vol. II, The Birds of Great Britain and Ireland by Sir William Jardine
Print type: Hand colored Steel Engraving
Size: 6.75" x 4.25"
Description: Sir William Jardine (1800-1874) compiled and published The Naturalist’s Library, 40 volumes of hand colored engravings and descriptions of all vertebrate species divided into 4 sections: mammals, birds, fish and insects. This antique print is from an early edition volume devoted to Birds of Great Britain and Ireland. Each antique print is highly detailed and beautifully colored showing the diversity of the birds indigenous to the British Isles inthe 1800s. This antique bird print is in good condition with rich hand coloring and normal age toning of paper. Bound edge shows some wrinkling from tight binding and is untrimmed and rough.
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