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Birds of Great Britain and Ireland
by Arthur Butler
Illustrated by Henrik Grönvold and F.W. Frohawk
Published by Caxton Publishing Co., London, circa 1890

Original 125-year-old color lithographs (chromolithographs) • Titles in English
Sheet size: approximately 8.75 x 11.25 inches.

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Henrik Grönvold

Henrik Grönvold (1858-1940) was a Danish naturalist and artist. From an early age, he developed an interest in natural history
and spent his time drawing the birds and animals around him. In his early years he studied drawing in Copenhagen, Denmark.

In 1892, Grönvold left for America by way of England. It was in London that he landed a job preparing bird skeletons for the Natural History Museum. There he developed skill as a taxidermist and established his reputation as an artist. In 1895, Gronvold joined an expedition to the Savage islands, returning later to continue as an artist at the Musem.

By the end of the century, Grönvold’s work was well represented in scientific literature.
He also produced plates of bird eggs (see page 4) , which were quite unusual and rarely found in early bird books.

Click thumbnails for enlargement (note: entire sheet is too large for scanner)

Missel Thrush
Plate 1
Missel Thrush
$45

Song Thrush
Plate 2
Song Thrush
$40

Red Wing
Plate 3
Red Wing
$45

Fieldfare
Plate 4
Fieldfare
$35

White's Thrush
Plate 5
White's Thrush
$40

Blackbird
Plate 6
Blackbird
$45

Ring Ouzel
Plate 7
Ring Ouzel
$45

Wheatear
Plate 8
Wheatear
$45

Whinchat
Plate 9
Whinchat
$45

Stonechat
Plate 10
Stonechat

Redstart
Plate 11
Redstart
$45

Black Redstart
Plate 12
Black Redstart
$45

Red-spotted Bluethroat
Plate 13
Red-spotted Bluethroat
$45

Redbreast
Plate 14
Redbreast
$45

Nightingale
Plate 15
Nightingale


Whitethroat
Plate 16
Whitethroat
$45

Lesser Whitethroat
Plate 17
Lesser Whitethroat
$50

Blackcap
Plate 18
Blackcap

Garden Warbler
Plate 19
Garden Warbler
$45

Barred Warbler
Plate 20
Barred Warbler
$40

Dartford Warbler
Plate 21
Dartford Warbler
$40

Golden-crested Wren
Plate 22
Golden-crested Wren

Fire-crested Wren
Plate 23
Fire-crested Wren

Yellow-browed Warbler
Plate 24
Yellow-browed Warbler
$35

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