Psittacus Melanopterus. Black Winged Parrakeet.

Psittacus Melanopterus. Black Winged Parrakeet.

Donovan, E (illus).
London. 1823.
Engraving with original handcoloring, plate size approximately 8 x 4 1/2 inches, on sheet approximately 9 x 5 1/2 inches. Old tape remains at upper margin corners on verso, two small pinholes in upper margin (outside plate area). Overall, very good condition. An exquisite bird print, engraved and handcolored by the artist. Plate 30 from a publication by Edward Donovan. With text sheet. Particularly beautiful handcoloring of the feather variations. Item #41807

Price: $85.00

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