The Old Print Shop

Common Puffin. 2. Do. at a younger age. 3. Young soon after exclusion.

  • ARTIST: Prideaux John Selby

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Henry George Bohn, London.

  • MEDIUM: Etching and engraving hand-colored,

    DATE: c. 1850.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 26 1/2 x 21 3/4 " (674 x 551 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "Illustrations of British Ornithology" by Prideaux John Selby. Engraved and printed by William Lizars. Edinburgh. First issued, 1821-34. Reissued several times. This particular print is on "J. Whatman 1846" watermarked paper.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: On "J Whatman 1846" watermarked paper.

  • CONDITION: Good condition with original color.

  • REFERENCE: Sitwell, Fine Bird Books 1700-1900. p.141 Selby.