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An 1837 hand coloured print from engraving showing:
Two birds of the Cuckoo family
Malcoha superciliosa - The Common Malcoha - plus an outline drawing of a close-up of the beak
Scythrops australasiae - The Australian Scythrops
Provenance: From The Animal Kingdom - Arranged According To Its Organization etc by Baron Cuvier - With Figures Designed After nature etc. Published by G. Henderson 2 Old Bailey, Ludgate hill, London 1837
Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric Cuvier born Montbéliard 1769–1832 aka Georges Cuvier, was a French naturalist and zoologist.
It measures overall 218mm x 125 mm ( 8.5 x 5 inches) approximately. There is a little age yellowing and is free from foxing - 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. The term "an 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, woodcuts etc. Many prints inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time as was this one.
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