Antique Prints of Waterbirds

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"1. Belearic Crane, 2. Common Stork, 3. Curlew"

Copper engraving by Ellis, 1825.

15.5 x 9 cm ( 6.1 x 3.5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD244592


"1. Spoonbill, 2. Crane, 3. Egret"

Copper engraving by Ellis, 1825.

15.5 x 9 cm ( 6.1 x 3.5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD244600


"Yellow nosed Albatros, 2. Black bellied Darter, 3. Patagonian Penguin, 4. Gannet"

Copper engraving by Ellis, 1825.

15.5 x 9 cm ( 6.1 x 3.5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD246481


Reverse side:

"Stelzvoegel"

Double page of wood engraving on both sides with images of waders (Stelzvoegel).
Published 1895.Vertical centerfold to fit original book size.

Page size: 25 x 31.5 cm ( 9.8 x 12.4 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. BIRD246454


"Der Kranich"

Chromolithograph after S. Dahl ca 1875.

10.5 x 15 cm ( 4.1 x 5.9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD246239


"Niesenalk ( Plautus impennis )"

Wood engraving 1902. Below the image and on the reverse side is an article ( in German ) about
various birds of the North Pole region.

14 x 13 cm ( 5.5 x 5.1 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD245698


Hand-Colored Lithographs
from Naumann:

"Naturgeschichte Der Voegel MittelEuropas"

published in several volumes from 1822-1860.

Very fine lithographs with information below the title about the
size and habits of the waterfowl shown. Notice that on some
of the prints is an egg of the particular species. Many of the
lithographs are by H.L. Meyer and dated after his signature
in the image.

Page size: (horizontal) 26.5 x 36.5 cm ( 10.4 x 14.3 ")
Page size: (vertical) 36.5 x 26.5 cm ( 14.3 x 10.4 ")
Prints have very minimal light spotting.

HARLEQUIN DUCK
Anas histrionica

$ 85.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6302


GOOSANDER
Mergus Merganser

$ 85.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6303


WESTERN POCHARD
Fuligula dispar.

Spot on right margin edge and in upper left margin corner.

$85.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6304


BLACK SCOTER
Oidemia nigra

Page size: 25 x 36.5 cm ( 9.8 x 14.3 ")

A few very light spots in margins.

$85.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6305


RED-BREASTED MERGANSER
Mergus serrator

One small spot in lower area above title.

$100.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6306


HOODED MERGANSER
Mergus cuculatus.

Small crease on lower right margin edge.

$100.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6307



"Cormorano Carbo cormoranus"

Beautiful lithograph from the "Atlante Zoologico Popolare" published in Naples (1863) by Giovanni Boschi. The lithographs were made by Raimondo Petraroja. This work comprised eight volumes of most known animals, even some that are now extinct. The books were published from 1863-1879. In the lower margin is the lithographers blind stamp. The original hand coloring is superb.

Fine lithograph by Rispoli for Raimondo Petraroja. Original hand coloring.
Extra page of text in Italian about the commorant

Print has a few light spts near left edge and on lower margin edge.
Small repaired tear on upper margin edge.Very minor spotting on text page.

Page size: 38 x 27 cm ( 14.9 x 10.6 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD238470


Surf Scoter

Fine wood engraving for C.H. Bree M.D. 1863. Original hand coloring.

Page size: 14.5 x 24.5 cm ( 5.7 x 9.6 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD238309


Extra page with the eggs of the Sacred Ibis.

"Sacred Ibis"

Fine wood engraving for C.H. Bree M.D. 1863. Original hand coloring.
Included are some text pages about the Sacred Ibis.

Page size: 24.5 x 14.5 cm ( 9.6 x 5.7")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD244571


"Siberian Crane"

Fine wood engraving for C.H. Bree M.D. 1863. Original hand coloring.

Page size: 24.5 x 14.5 cm ( 9.6 x 5.7")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD244570


"Balearic Crane"

Fine wood engraving for C.H. Bree M.D. 1863. Original hand coloring.
Included are some text pages about the Balearic Crane.

Page size: 24.5 x 14.5 cm ( 9.6 x 5.7")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD244573


"Numidian Crane"

Fine wood engraving for C.H. Bree M.D. 1863. Original hand coloring.
Included are some text pages about the Numidian Crane.

Page size: 24.5 x 14.5 cm ( 9.6 x 5.7")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD244572


"Dalmatian Pelican"

Fine wood engraving for C.H. Bree M.D. 1863. Original hand coloring.
Some text included.

Page size: 14.5 x 24.5 cm ( 5.7 x 9.6 ")
Length of pelican: 14 cm ( 5.5")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD238188


"White Pelican"

Fine wood engraving for C.H. Bree M.D. 1863. Original hand coloring.
Some text included.

Page size: 24.5 x 14.5 cm ( 9.6 x 5.7 ")
Height of pelican: 12.7 cm ( 5 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD238189


No title. Flamingo. Anonymous chromo-lithograph, the flamingos very

attractively hand-finished. Ca. 1880.

Condition: Near excellent. Wide margins. Minimal traces of age along

their edges. Very clean. A small pleat is hardly detectable.

Sheet size 36 x 27,5 cm (ca. 14 x 10.8")

$ 150.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD238432


"Le Grue Antigone"

Wood engraving 1881. Reverse side is printed.

20.5 x 14.5 cm ( 8 x 5.7 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD245432


"Le Cygne Blanc et le Cygne Noir"

Wood engraving with text in French about swans. Published 1844.
Text continues on reverse side.

Page size: 26 x 17 cm ( 10.2 x 6.6 ")
Image: 7.5 x 15 cm ( 2.9 x 5.9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD246303


Laurus Hybernus           The Coddy Moddy

"Laurus Hybernus The Coddy Moddy"

Copper engraving ca 1780. Original hand coloring. A few signs of age and use.

Image size: 18 x 19 cm ( 7 x 7.4 ")
Page size: 27.5 x 21.5 cm ( 10.8 x 8.4 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD242781


"Schwimmvoegel"

a. Der grosse Saeger. b. Der grosse Lappentaucher. c. Der Eisseetaucher
Mergus merganser Podiceps cristatus. Colymbus glacialis.

d. Der Grilllumme. e. Der fluglose Alk. f. Der Papageitaucher. g. Die grosse Fettgans.
Cephus grille. Alca impennis. Lunda artica. Aptenodytes patagonica.

Chromolitho ca 1880. Vertical centerfold. Minor signs of age and use.

26.5 x 36 cm ( 10.4 x 14.1 ")

Order Nr. WATERBIRD239867SOLD


No title. Great crested grebe.

Copper etchingby Peter Mazell after the painting by Peter Paillou. Published in: The British Zoology. London, 1766. Very good original hand-coloring. Very decorative.

Condition: Near perfect

Sheet size: 52 x 35.5 cm (20.4 x 14")

Order Nr.WATERBIRD65402 SOLD


The red godwit

Copper etchingby Peter Mazell after the painting by P. Brown. Published in: The British Zoology. London, 1766. Very good original hand-coloring.

Lower margin has repaired tears with no effect to image. Otherwise very good condition.

Sheet size: 54.5 x 36.5 cm (21.5 x 14.4")

$ 220.00

Order Nr.WATERBIRD65401


Ohne Titel.

Lithograph by C. Stach in Stuttgart dated 1843. Original hand coloring.

19.3 x 17.5 cm (7.6 x 6.9'')

$ 60.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6224


"Larus minor cinereus, Mas." (Sea gull)

Anonymous copper etching from: ăNederladsche Vogelen..." by Cornelius Nozeman. Amsterdam, 1770. Original hand-coloring. (The most important Dutch work on birds)

Wide margins. Clean. Very good condition.

Sheet size: 37 x 54 cm (14.6 x 21.3")

$ 220.00

Order Nr.WATERBIRD234620

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"1. Hattled Heron, 2. Gigantic Crane, 3. Black-faced Ibis"

Copper engraving by Kearney, 1825.

16 x 9 cm ( 6.3 x 3.5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD245016


"1. Pintail. 2. Mute Swan. 3. Pelican"

Copper engraving by Ellis, 1825.

15.5 x 9 cm ( 6.1 x 3.5 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD245017


"1. Red-necked Grebe. 2. Puffin, 3. Scooping Avoset, 4. Flamingo, 5. Great Auk"

Copper engraving by Kearney, 1825.

15.5 x 9 cm ( 6.1 x 3.5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD245018


" 1. Bootbill, 2. Iacana, 3. Eared Grebe, 4. Crested Grebe"

Copper engraving by Kearney, 1825.

16 x 9 cm ( 6.3 x 3.5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD245015


"Phalacrocorax Brasilianus"

Original hand-colored lithograph by T. Sinclair after W. Dresser. This lithograph stems from "The U.S. Naval Astronomical Expedition to the Southern Hemisphere" ca 1855.

Image size: 24.5 x 10.5 cm ( 9.6 x 4.1 ")
Page size: 29 x 27 cm ( 11.4 x 10.6 ")

$ 50.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD238849


Little Egret

Steel engraving from " The Naturalist's Library" that was published by Henry Bohn in London about 1860.
Original hand coloring.

Page size: 10 x 16.5 cm ( 3.9 x 6.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD237002


Squacco Heron

Steel engraving from " The Naturalist's Library" that was published by Henry Bohn in London about 1860.
Original hand coloring.
No lower margin. Small spots near title.

Page size: 10 x 16.5 cm ( 3.9 x 6.4 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD237003


The Ransor Bill

Steel engraving from " The Naturalist's Library" that was published by Henry Bohn in London about 1860.
Original hand coloring.

Page size: 16 x 9.5 cm ( 6.2. x 3.7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD237069


Brunnisch´s Gillemot

Steel engraving from " The Naturalist's Library" that was published by Henry Bohn in London about 1860.
Original hand coloring.

Page size: 18 x 11.5 cm ( 7. x 4.5 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD237068


Rotche

Steel engraving from " The Naturalist's Library" that was published by Henry Bohn in London about 1860.
Original hand coloring.

Page size: 18 x 11.5 cm ( 7 x 4.5 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD237067


The Great Auk

Steel engraving from " The Naturalist's Library" that was published by Henry Bohn in London about 1860.
Original hand coloring.

Page size: 16 x 9.5 cm ( 6.2. x 3.7 ")

Order Nr. WATERBIRD237066SOLD


Skua

Steel engraving ca 1860. Fine, original hand coloring.

Page size: 11.5 x 18 cm ( 4.5 x 7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6535


Pomerine Skua

Steel engraving ca 1860. Fine, original hand coloring.

Page size: 11.5 x 18 cm ( 4.5 x 7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6538


Cinereous Shearwater

Steel engraving ca 1860. Fine, original hand coloring.

Page size: 11.5 x 18 cm ( 4.5 x 7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6539


Sanderling

Steel engraving ca 1860. Fine, original hand coloring.

Page size: 11.5 x 18 cm ( 4.5 x 7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6536


Bartram's Sandpiper

Steel engraving ca 1860. Fine, original hand coloring.

Page size: 11.5 x 18 cm ( 4.5 x 7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6537


No Title

Attractive wood engraving dated 1845. Original hand coloring.
Very minor signs of age and use.

Page size: 25 x 19 cm ( 9.8 x 7.4 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD237093


Ornithology
Order Grallae Genus Ardea
A. Ciconia A. Dubia A. Exilis A. Egretta A. Tigrina

Copper engraving by Milton after Syd Edwards dated 1811. Left margin is narrow.

28.3 x 18.5 cm ( 9.2 x 7.3 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6428


Ornithology
Order Anseres
Genus Procellaria G. Domedia
Petrol Albatross Pintado Sooty Stormy Giant P. chocolate A. Yellow Nosed A.

Copper engraving by Milton after Syd Edwards dated 1811. Left margin is narrow.

22.9 x 18.8 cm ( 9 x 7.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD65341


Reverse side:

"Schwimmvoegel"

Wood engravings of many waterbirds published 1895.
The German and Latin names are given for each bird.

Double page size: 24.5 x 32 cm ( 9.6 x 12.5 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD244722


Great Bustared

Fine, original hand-colored engraving from "A History of British Birds"
by Rev. Francis Orpen Morris, 1870.

Page size: 24 x 30.5 cm ( 9.4 x 12 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6309


Little Bustard

Fine, original hand-colored engraving from "A History of British Birds"
by Rev. Francis Orpen Morris, 1870.

Page size: 24 x 30.5 cm ( 9.4 x 12 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6314


Snipe

Fine, original hand-colored engraving from "A History of British Birds"
by Rev. Francis Orpen Morris, 1870.

24 x 30.5 cm ( 9.4 x 12")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6315


No Tiltle - (Snipe?)

Fine, original hand-colored engraving from "A History of British Birds"
by Rev. Francis Orpen Morris, 1870.

Page size: 20 x 24.7 cm ( 7.8 x 9.7 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6313


Purple Heron.

Fine, original hand-colored engraving ca 1865.

13.9 x 8.6 cm (5.5 x 3.4'')

$ 45.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6227


Der Purpurfarbige Reiher. Ardea purpurea.

Copper engraving ca 1780. Original hand coloring.

12.8 x 7.8 cm (5 x 3.1'')

$ 65.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6226


Ohne Titel.

Wood engraving dated 1854. Fine, original hand coloring.

20.9 x 15.3 cm (8.2 x 6'')

35.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6225


No title (Cormorants in China)

Wood engraving dated 1858. Fine, original hand coloring.

21.4 x 15.5 cm ( 8.4 x 6.1 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6533


Der Vogelberg, mittlere Ryke, in Vesteraalen (Norwegen).

Teisten Scharbe Lummen Lunde Moeve Ulf (German names of the birds.)

Wood engraving from an illustrated work ca 1885. Reverse side is printed.

19.5 x 28.3 cm (7.7 x 11.1'')

$ 65.00

Order Nr. NORWAY1085


 

Very Decorative Waterbirds by Selby

Collard Prattincole (Plate LXIII)

Copper etching by Prideaux John Selby (1788 - 1867). From: ăIllustrations of British Ornothology". London, 1820 - 1834). Finest original hand coloring.

Very good condition

Sheet size: 34 x 49 cm (13.4 x 19.3")

$ 220.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD65403

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Sanderling in summer plumage and in winter plumage (Plate XXXVI)

Copper etching by Prideaux John Selby (1788 - 1867). From: ăIllustrations of British Ornothology". London, 1820 - 1834). Finest original hand coloring.

Very good condition

Sheet size: 49 x 34 cm (19.3 x 13.4")

$ 220.00

Order Nr.WATERBIRD65404

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Common Gallinule (Plate XXXI)

Copper etching by R. Mitford after Prideaux John Selby (1788 - 1867). From: ăIllustrations of British Ornothology". London, 1820 - 1834). Finest original hand coloring.

Very good condition

Sheet size: 34 x 49 cm (13.4 x 19.3")

$ 220.00

Order Nr.WATERBIRD65405

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American Bittern

Wood engraving by Morris, 1875. Original hand coloring.
Light age toning on image.

Page size: 16 x 25 cm ( 6.2 x 9.8 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr.WATERBIRD6524


Puffin

Steel engraving ca 1850. Original hand coloring.

9.5 x 12.6 cm ( 3.7 x 5 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6523


The following series of waterfowl prints are "photogravures" printed in color after the original watercolors by P. Mahler.

MIMARD & BLACHON, a company focusing on the manufacture of hunting rifles and bicycles published these prints as collection to be used as a gift to their best customers. The name of the book was "Les Chiens, le Gibier et ses Ennemis" which means: "The Dogs, the Game and their Enemies". By P. Mahler. Published in Saint-Étienne, 1907.

The prints do not have titles.

Very decorative.

Page size for the prints: 19 x 28 cm ( 7.4 x 11 ")
Image sizes vary slightly. Average ca 11.6 x 19 cm ( 4.5 x 7.4 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr.WATERBIRD6529


$ 35.00

Order Nr.WATERBIRD6530


$ 35.00

Order Nr.WATERBIRD6531


$ 35.00

Order Nr.WATERBIRD6532


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6316


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6317


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6318


$ 55.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6329


$ 55.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6320


$ 55.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6321


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6322


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6319


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6320


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6318


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6331


$ 55.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6330


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6325


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6326


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6327


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6328


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6329


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6330


$ 45.00

Order Nr. DUCKSGEESE6331

Ohne Titel.

Wood engraving printed in brown tone ca 1860. Hand colored white birds and highlights.
Left margin is narrow. Hardly visible fold in lower image.

17.9 x 23.1 cm (7 x 9.1'')

$ 45.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6228


Flammingo

Wood engraving dated 1875.
Original hand coloring.
Very light imprint from previous page.

15 x 11 cm ( 5.9 x 4.3 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6898


 

"Ardea naevia" (Species: Nyyticorax- heron)

Copper etching by John Frederick Miller. From his book ăIcones Animalium. Published in London, 1785. Origional hand-coloring.

Of this book only two incomplete copies survived. A second edition, from which this etching most likely stems, was published in 1796 by George Shaw, who identified the birds, as Miller had used non-scientific names.

Light age toning. Otherwise fien!

Sheet size: 50 x 35 cm (19.7 x 13.8")

$ 180.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD65408

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"Platalea leucorodia" (White spoon bill)

Copper etching by John Frederick Miller. From his book ăIcones Animalium. Published in London, 1785. Origional hand-coloring. This print is signed: Painted, Engraved and Published by J,F, Miller according to the act 1777

Of this book only two incomplete copies survived. A second edition, from which this etching most likely stems, was published in 1796 by George Shaw, who identified the birds, as Miller had used non-scientific names.

Light age toning. Otherwise fine!

Sheet size: 50 x 35 cm (19.7 x 13.8")

$ 220.00

Order Nr.WATERBIRDS65407


Great Plover

Fine, original hand-colored engraving from "A History of British Birds"
by Rev. Francis Orpen Morris, 1870.

Page size: 24.3 x 30.5 cm ( 9.5 x 12")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6316


Golden Plover

Fine, original hand-colored engraving from "A History of British Birds"
by Rev. Francis Orpen Morris, 1870.

Page size: 24 x 30.5 cm ( 9.4 x 12 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6310


Jack Snipe

Steel engraving from " The Naturalist's Library" that was published by Henry Bohn in London about 1860.
Original hand coloring.

8.6 x 13.3 cm ( 3.4 x 5.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6522


Brown Snipe

Steel engraving from " The Naturalist's Library" that was published by Henry Bohn in London about 1860.
Original hand coloring.

8.5 x 13.9 cm ( 3.3 x 5.5 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6521


Sabines Snipe

Steel engraving from " The Naturalist's Library" that was published by Henry Bohn in London about 1860.
Original hand coloring.

8.6 x 13.6 cm ( 3.4 x 5.3")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6520


Ruff

Steel engraving from " The Naturalist's Library" that was published by Henry Bohn in London about 1860.
Original hand coloring.

8.7 x 13.5 cm ( 3.4 x 5.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6519


Surf Scoter

Fine, original hand-colored engraving from "A History of British Birds"
by Rev. Francis Orpen Morris, 1870.
Small, repaired tear on upper margin edge. Outer margins are a bit lighter.

Page size:

24 x 30.5 cm ( 9.4 x 12 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6312


Bernicle Goose

Fine, original hand-colored engraving from "A History of British Birds"
by Rev. Francis Orpen Morris, 1870. Outer margins are lighter.

Page size: 24.2 x 30.7 cm ( 9.5 x 12 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6308

Sandpiper (Potanus Bartramius), Shot in Cambridgeshire.

Wood engraving dated 1855. Article to the left of image about sandpipers. Reverse side is printed.

12.4 x 15.7 cm ( 4.9 x 6.2 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6518


Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus) Curlew ( Numenius arquata)

Wood engraving ca 1890. Reverse side is printed.

10.1 x 12.7 cm ( 4 x 5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. WATERBIRD6517


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