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Antique Bird Prints
from mostly unidentified publications, circa 1800-1900

Original antique bird prints over 100 years old


CHELIDON URBICA
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CHELIDON URBICA

Original antique lithograph

Sheet size: approximately 10 x 12.5 inches

most likely from Monograph of the Hirundinidae, or Family of Swallows
by Richard Sharpe
Published in London by H. Sotheran, 1882

Artist: Claude Wilmott Wyatt
Lithographers/Printers: Mintern Bros

minor edge/corner wear and age toning, overall light grubiness
$15
HIRUNDO LEUCOSOMA
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HIRUNDO LEUCOSOMA

Original antique hand-coloured lithograph

Sheet size: approximately 10 x 12.5 inches

most likely from Monograph of the Hirundinidae, or Family of Swallows
by Richard Sharpe
Published in London by H. Sotheran, 1882

Artist: Claude Wilmott Wyatt
Lithographers/Printers: Mintern Bros

minor edge/corner wear and age toning, stabilized tear on left margin, overall light grubiness
$25
ALGERIAN SHORE LARK
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ALGERIAN SHORE LARK
OTOCORYS BILOPHA

Original antique hand-coloured lithograph

Sheet size: approximately 10 x 12.5 inches

Artist: J. G. Keulemans
Lithographers/Printers: Mintern Bros

unknown publication, circa 1880-1890

minor edge/corner wear and age toning, overall light grubiness
$25
JACKDAW
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JACKDAW
CORVUS MONEDULA

Original antique hand-coloured lithograph

Sheet size: approximately Sheet size: approximately 12.5 x 10 inches

Artist: [J. G. Keulemans] signed in plate as JGK

unknown publication, circa 1880-1890

minor edge/corner wear and age toning, overall light grubiness
$25
LITTLE BUSTARD OTIS TETRAX
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LITTLE BUSTARD
OTIS TETRAX

Original antique hand-coloured lithograph

Sheet size: approximately 12.5 x 10 inches

Artist: [J. G. Keulemans] signed in plate as JGK

unknown publication, circa 1880-1890

minor edge/corner wear and age toning, overall light grubiness, stabilized tear lower right corner
$25
RED CHEEKED IBIS
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RED CHEEKED IBIS
IBIS COMATA

Original antique hand-coloured lithograph

Sheet size: approximately 9 x 12.25 inches

Artist: J. G. Keulemans
Lithographers/Printers: Hanhart

unknown publication, circa 1880-1890

minor edge/corner wear and age toning, overall light grubiness
$25
Sora Rail
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Sora Rail
1. Male 2. Female 3. Young

Original antique chromolithograph
Probably from Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania
1890
(after the original J. J. Audubon plate)

Sheet size: approximately 9.25 x 6 inches

minor edge/corner wear and age toning, overall light grubiness
$15
Wilson Snipe Common Snipe
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Wilson Snipe – Common Snipe
1. Males 2. Female

Original antique chromolithograph
Probably from Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania
1890
(after the original J. J. Audubon plate)

Sheet size: approximately 9.25 x 6 inches

minor edge/corner wear and age toning, overall light grubiness; title area rubbed
$15
Common American Partridge
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Common American Partridge
1. Male 2. Female 3. Young

Original antique chromolithograph
Probably from Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania
1890
(after the original J. J. Audubon plate)

Sheet size: approximately 9.25 x 6 inches

minor edge/corner wear and age toning, overall light grubiness
$15
Reed Bird Bobolink
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Reed Bird – Bobolink
1. Male 2. Female

Original antique chromolithograph
Probably from Report on the Birds of Pennsylvania
1890
(after the original J. J. Audubon plate)

Sheet size: approximately 9.25 x 6 inches

minor edge/corner wear and age toning and foxing, overall light grubiness
$15
Wading Birds
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Wading Birds
Kill-Deer, Golden Plover, Sora or Carolina Rail, American Woodcock

Original antique chromolithograph
Probably from Prang's Natural History Series
circa 1878

Sheet size: approximately 6.25 x 9.5 inches

minor edge/corner wear and age toning and foxing, overall light grubiness, stabilized tear right margin, damp stain lower margin
$15
La Caille de la Nouvell Hollande Perdix Australia
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La Caille de la Nouvell Hollande
Perdix Australia

Original antique hand-coloured lithograph
probably from La Galerie des oiseaus du cabinet d'histoire naturelle du Jardin du Roi
circa 1825

Artist: P. Oudart
Lithographer: C. Motte

Sheet size: approximately 8 x 10.125 inches

minor edge/corner wear and age toning and foxing, old tape on BACK EDGES of print
$75
Goffin's Cockatoo
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Goffin's Cockatoo

Original antique Colour woodblock finished by hand
probably from WT Green's Parrots in Captivity
circa 1884-87

Artist: Benjamin Fawcett (1808-1893) after Alexander Francis Lydon (1836–1917)

Sheet size: approximately 8 x 10.125 inches

minor edge/corner wear, some foxing
$50
Cinnyris Soui-Magas [Sun birds and Bee eaters]
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Cinnyris Soui-Magas
[Sun birds and Bee eaters]

Original antique colour woodblock finished by hand
probably from MacGillivray's The Animal Kingdom of Baron Cuvier...
circa 1839-1840

Artist: L. Reinold
Engraver: Wm Davis

Sheet size: approximately 9.25 x 14 inches

minor edge/corner wear, some foxing
$50

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