1864 BIRDS Freycinet Curassow Partridge rush Turkey Sheathbill PRINT (20)

Product code: Free List Sept 16 (Apr 14)
An 1864 print from a series of engraved plates.

An 1864 print from a series of engraved plates (see provenance below), from the dated stated and not a later reproduction.


Birds - Crax Talegalla etc.

It shows:

Freycinets Mankirio - M. Freycineti

Curassow - Crax alector

Red Legged Partridge - Perdex rubra

Brush Turkey - Talegalla Lathami

White Sheathbill - Necrophaga

R. Cristatus - info. Red-crested Wood Partridge (Rollulus roulroul)

Provenance: Museum of Natural History; Being an Account etc of The Animal Kingdom by Sir John Richardson, William S. Dallas. T. Spencer Cobbold, William Baird, Adam White Curators etc - Published by William Mackenzie, Howard Street Glasgow and Paternoster Row, London etc.

It measures overall 268mm x 180 mm ( 10.5 x 7 " ) approximately, including titled borders. There is a little age yellowing - Please check the larger picture for condition. This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve. "Info." in the description refers to my research.
The term " original print" is a pictorial image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated. This includes examples of various methods of printmaking including engravings, etchings, woodcut, lithograph etc. Many prints/maps inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time as was this one.

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Condition Used
Product Code Free List Sept 16 (Apr 14)
Weight 0.1kg