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Auction 100, Lot 606

"Edward Lear's Birds", Hyman, Susan

Subject: Reference

Period: 1980 (published)

Publication: Wellfleet Press


10.3 x 14.3 inches
26.2 x 36.3 cm

A beautiful collection of the ornithological paintings of Edward Lear. While renowned in English literature, it is often forgotten that during the early part of his career Lear was a bird and animal painter. Written by Susan Hyman with introduction by Philip Hofer. 96 pp. with 40 color and 50 b/w illustrations hardbound in dustjacket.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $30 - $40

Sold for: $18

Closed on 9/12/2002