Dr. Seligmann song bird engravings were a collaborative work of George Edwards and Mark Catesby, important Eighteenth Century Ornithologists.
Through the art of lithography, The illustrations would come to life in the form of water colored lithographs
Wrens, warblers, blue jays, robins, doves, titmice, finches & woodpeckers. Even crows & ravens.
Selby’s ducks are spectacular because the delineations are life sized and full of character.
Too poor to have a separate illustration for the bird from the foliage, Catesby illustrated the birds with flora or botany of the region.
After, watercolors added by hand enhanced the plumage of the owl, making it lifelike.
Parrots and Toucans by Buffon and Martinet. Browse original rare bookplates, over 100 years old, of Perroquets Aras & Psittacidaes.
The designs and compositions, of the nests eggs & birds, are simply exquisite.
Appropriately called Hummingbirds because of the humming sound the birds make when the wings flap incredibly fast.
Interest was strong and demand was high, so a second (small) octavo edition of JJ Audubon’s Birds of America published in 1870.
Histoire des Oiseaux, included tropical birds, by Francois Nicolas Martinet, and even Birds of Paradise.
The work is a study of birds, the nests they made and the eggs they laid.
The antique engravings of parrots published in Nuremburg, Germany to provide an encyclopedia of ornithology to readers. Complete with lifelike watercolor illustrations of birds.
It was decided to publish editions in other languages than English
The Pheasants were published for John Gould, perhaps the most remarkable ornithologists of Nineteenth Century England
The rare ornithology book is adorned with marvelous large folio engravings with spectacular watercolors.
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 …
They are finished with fabulous fruitwood wood frames with lots of burl
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Only the best archival matboard, foam core and UV glass has been used on these antique duck prints.