Item #56116 A Natural History of Birds. GROUP OF 5 PRINTS. 1770s. ALBIN - ORIGINAL HANDCOLOR.
A Natural History of Birds. GROUP OF 5 PRINTS. 1770s.
A Natural History of Birds. GROUP OF 5 PRINTS. 1770s.
A Natural History of Birds. GROUP OF 5 PRINTS. 1770s.

A Natural History of Birds. GROUP OF 5 PRINTS. 1770s.

Albin, Eleazar; Elizabeth Albin (illus).
London. Eleazar Albin. 1731 - 1734.
FIVE copperplate engravings with original handcolor, laid paper, plate size approximately 9 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches on sheet size 11 1/4 x 9 inches. Two prints signed in the plate by Elizabeth Albin. Some light foxing, light toning to sheet edges, narrow strip of archival tape to top edge of Plate 33 where print was affixed to something (well outside plate mark); overall very good condition. Five engravings with original handcolor from Eleazar Albin's important ornithological work: plates numbered 33 (Turdus Viscivorus the Missle Bird), 88 (The Weazel Coot), 89 (Albellus the Smen), 73 (volume 2, The Small Water Hen) and 102 (French Teal-Hen). Item #56116

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