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Bee Eaters European, M&F.

  • ARTIST: Prideaux John Selby

  • PUBLISHER: Published by Archibald Constable & Co. and Hurst Robinson & Co. London.

  • MEDIUM: Etching and engraving, hand-colored,

    DATE: 1821-1834.

  • EDITION SIZE: Paper size 26 1/4 x 20 7/16" (66.7 x 51.9 cm).

  • DESCRIPTION: From "Selby's Illustrations of British Ornithology" drawn by Prideaux John Selby and mostly etched by his brother-in-law Captain Mitford. Printed by W. H. Lizars in Edinburgh.

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: On "J Whatman 1826" watermark paper.

  • CONDITION: Overall good condition. Minor condition issues.

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