John Prideaux Selby Ducks! Magnificent Antique Prints. Hand colored copper plate engravings, London 1817-1834.  Life sized depictions on J. Whatman paper.  “The Audubon of Great Britain” entitled Illustrations of British Ornithology.

Selby Anas Framed. Life Sized & Rare 1817-1834 Antique Hand Colored Engravings on J. Whatman Paper.

Coming from “The Audubon of Great Britain” entitled Illustrations of British Ornithology. The Selby ducks are spectacular because the delineations are life sized and full of character. Each piece is an exquisite hand coloring copper plate engravings on heavy wove J. Whatman water marked paper. The same paper maker, J. Whatman, manufactured the paper for the first edition elephant folio Birds of America by John James Audubon in 1835.  While each antique engraving measures 21 x 26,”  they are finished to 33 x 28.” I have used the highest quality archival materials and framed them in stunning burl wood picture frames. $2500. Each or the Pair for $4500.

Selby – Life Sized Ducks – “The finest work published on British Ornithology.”

This collection of ducks were published in Edinburg, Scotland from 1821-1834.  Coming from “The Audubon of Great Britain” entitled Illustrations of British Ornithology.  Selby’s ducks are spectacular because the delineations are life sized and full of character.  Each piece is an exquisite hand coloring copper plate engravings on heavy wove J. Whatman water marked paper.  The same paper maker, J. Whatman, manufactured the paper for the first edition elephant folio Birds of America by John James Audubon in 1835.  This is what makes the John Prideaux Selby birds known as the “Audubon” of Great Britain.  The condition is excellent and the water coloring is exemplary.  Each hand colored copper plate engraving measures  21 x 26″ Click here to contact us!

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