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Auction 123, Lot 789

"[Lot of 8 - Birds]", Cassell, John

Subject: Birds

Period: 1880 (circa)

Publication: Cassell's Canaries and Cage Birds

Color: Printed Color

7 x 8.25 inches
17.8 x 21 cm

Eight vivid chromolithographs from this late nineteenth century work. Each plate features two or more birds and includes parrots, parakeets, finches, King-Fisher, woodpeckers and canaries. Drawn by Ludlow and printed by Vincent Brooks Day & Son.


Condition: B+

A few plates with some minor soiling, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $170 - $220

Sold for: $230

Closed on 2/20/2008