After John James Audubon; White-legged Oyster-catcher. Slender-billed Oyster-catcher (Pl. CCCCXXVII);

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Lot 29
After John James Audubon
White-legged Oyster-catcher. Slender-billed Oyster-catcher (Pl. CCCCXXVII);

Sold for US$ 1,800 inc. premium
After John James Audubon
White-legged Oyster-catcher. Slender-billed Oyster-catcher (Pl. CCCCXXVII), 1838
From the Havell edition of The Birds of America, handcolored engraving with aquatint and etching printed on wove paper with partial 'J Whatman 1838' watermark, laid down, with trimmed margins, some colors slightly attenuated, in good condition aside from scattered specks of large foxing, mat staining, two 2in surface rubs at the chest of standing bird (visible at a raking light), a few scattered nicks and pressure marks, sheet slightly toned.
21 3/4 x 27 1/8in
sheet 23 3/4 x 29in
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