After, watercolors added by hand enhanced the plumage of the owl, making it lifelike.
Category Archives: Birds & Ornithology
Chickens Roosters: Antique Poultry Lithographs & Engravings
They are finished with fabulous fruitwood wood frames with lots of burl
Seligmann Song Bird Engravings. Mark Catesby & George Edwards Birds.
Dr. Seligmann song bird engravings were a collaborative work of George Edwards and Mark Catesby, important Eighteenth Century Ornithologists.
Water Birds by John Gould & Other Ornithologists
Through the art of lithography, The illustrations would come to life in the form of water colored lithographs
Songbirds, Perching & Feeder Types
Wrens, warblers, blue jays, robins, doves, titmice, finches & woodpeckers. Even crows & ravens.
Selby Ducks: Magnificent Hand-Colored Engravings, 1817-1834.
Selby’s ducks are spectacular because the delineations are life sized and full of character.
Mark Catesby Birds: Antique, Hand-Colored Engravings
Too poor to have a separate illustration for the bird from the foliage, Catesby illustrated the birds with flora or botany of the region.
Parrots Toucans – Buffon Martinet
Parrots and Toucans by Buffon and Martinet. Browse original rare bookplates, over 100 years old, of Perroquets Aras & Psittacidaes.
Nests-Eggs Antique Ornithology Engravings by Nozeman, Gentry & Morris
The designs and compositions, of the nests eggs & birds, are simply exquisite.
John Gould Hummingbirds Original Antique Lithographs & More
Appropriately called Hummingbirds because of the humming sound the birds make when the wings flap incredibly fast.
Audubon Birds Hand-Colored Lithographs & More
Interest was strong and demand was high, so a second (small) octavo edition of JJ Audubon’s Birds of America published in 1870.
Tropical Birds by Francois Nicolas Martinet. 18th Century Hand-Colored Engravings.
Histoire des Oiseaux, included tropical birds, by Francois Nicolas Martinet, and even Birds of Paradise.
Bolton Birds Nests Eggs from Harmonia Ruralis 1821.
The work is a study of birds, the nests they made and the eggs they laid.
George Edwards Parrots Charming 18th Century Hand Colored Engravings
The antique engravings of parrots published in Nuremburg, Germany to provide an encyclopedia of ornithology to readers. Complete with lifelike watercolor illustrations of birds.
George Edwards Water Birds-18th Century Engravings
It was decided to publish editions in other languages than English
Game Birds: Turkeys, Peacocks, Pheasants & Grouse.
The Pheasants were published for John Gould, perhaps the most remarkable ornithologists of Nineteenth Century England
Raptors Birds of Prey – Eagles, Falcons & Hawks
The rare ornithology book is adorned with marvelous large folio engravings with spectacular watercolors.
Nozeman Bird Prints-Hand Colored Engravings!
Cornelius Nozeman bird prints. Nederlandsche Vogelen is known as the finest bird book the Dutch produced on ornithology and the authors were Cornelius Nozeman, Christian Sepp, Janus Sepp and Martin Houttyun. Published in the Netherlands from 1770-1829 and issued in parts, the entire series took an astonishing 59 years to complete. Bring the ocean into …
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Morris Ducks Hand Colored Engravings
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Ducks Framed: Thomas Pennant
Only the best archival matboard, foam core and UV glass has been used on these antique duck prints.