Alexander Wilson (American, 1766-1813); A Group of Eight Plates, from American Ornithology;
Lot 5123
Alexander Wilson (American, 1766-1813); A Group of Eight Plates, from American Ornithology;
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Alexander Wilson (American, 1766-1813)
A Group of Eight Plates, from American Ornithology, 1808-1829
Handcolored engravings on wove paper, some with touches of gum arabic, after drawings by Alexander Wilson, laid down to board, with margins, sheets toned, foxing and other minor defects, each framed. (8)
Titles include: Pl. 3, Gold winged Woodpecker; Pl. 9, Red-headed Woodpecker; Pl. 13, Tyrant Flycatcher; Pl. 23, Belted Kingfisher; Pl. 32, Snow Owl; Pl. 42, Red Owl; pl. 50, Great Horned Owl; Pl. 63, Roseate Spoonbill
each sheet approx. 14 1/2 x 11 1/2in
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