At the time of production the cost of the set was 525 Dutch Florins, $6000 in today’s currency, the most expensive book ever published up to that time.
Raptors Birds of Prey by Martinet & Selby of falcons & eagles.
The Pheasants were published for John Gould, perhaps the most remarkable ornithologists of Nineteenth Century England
Eighteenth and 19th Century Depictions of Owls.
Cornelius Nozeman bird prints. Published in the Netherlands from 1770-1829 and issued in parts, the entire series took an astonishing 59 years to complete. 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 Houttyn. Nozeman Bird Prints from […]
Histoire des Oiseaux included tropical birds by Francois Nicolas Martinet and even Birds of Paradise.
The hand colored engravings glow with intense water color pigmentation.
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Seligmann song bird engravings were a collaborative work of George Edwards and Mark Catesby, important Eighteenth Century Ornithologists. The antique hand colored engravings are on hand made hand laid paper and were published from 1771-1776. Framed Mark Catesby’s American Birds – Dr. Seligmann Song Bird Engravings Dr. Seligmann song bird engravings. A collaborative work of […]
published in Amsterdam by George Edwards & Dr. Johann Seligmann
Through the art of lithography, The illustrations would come to life in the form of water colored lithographs
John Prideaux Selby Ducks! Magnificent Antique Prints: Selby Ducks! English Hand Colored Engravings published in London from 1817 to 1834. Life sized hand colored copper plate engravings on handmade J. Whatman paper. “The Audubon of Great Britain” entitled Illustrations of British Ornithology. Selby Ducks – Life Sized – “The finest work published on British Ornithology.” […]