This listing is for an 1854 print from engraving drawn by Captain Brown and engraved by J. Scott.
A fascinating engraving showing many types of birds and game birds. There are no refs. to the names of the birds etc. but they include:
White Necked Swallow
Fork Tailed Cock
Pheasant incl Diard's
White Bellied Swift
And many more.
Provenance: From a series of engravings in Oliver Goldsmith's History of the Earth and Animated Nature; Publisher: Blackie and Son, Glasgow, Edinburgh & London 1854
The print measures 240 x 150 mm ( 9.5 x 5.75 " ) approx. It has a blank reverse.There are binding witness marks to left border with a repair to bottom edge of left edge not affecting the engraved area. It has a considerable amount of age yellowing with handling marks, please refer to scans for condition.
please check the larger picture for condition, anything more than minor will be mentioned in the main body of the description.
This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve
Info. The term "an original print" is an 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 etc. Many prints inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time
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