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From a rare black and white edition of Prideaux John Selby’s “Illustrations of British Ornithology”. They have recently been professionally hand-colored with extreme accuracy. These engravings are printed on elephant folio paper and watermarked J Whatman and dated 1924. P.J. Selby (1788-1867) was the only artist other than Audubon to depict every bird in its actual size. Selby, an ornithologist and an artist, engraved many of his large folio plates himself. This print is in good condition. The outside edge of the left margin has six very small tears four of which are missing paper. Two small tears are in the outer margin.

Goatsucker, Male Plate XLII

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  • Inventory#: SELBYJ000006
  • Image Size: 10.50″ x 16.25″
    ( 27cm x 41cm )
  • Actual Size: 20.00″ x 25.25″
    ( 51cm x 64cm )
  • Medium: Hand Colored Engraving
  • Price: $300

 

$300.00

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