Auction 134, Lot 721

"[Lot of 6 - Birds]", Studer, Jacob H.

Subject: Birds

Period: 1880 (circa)

Publication: Popular Ornithology The Birds of North America

Color: Printed Color

Size:
12 x 15 inches
30.5 x 38.1 cm

This lot is composed of six fine chromolithographic plates from Studer's important ornithological work. The plates are without title, the titles used are from research on the web. Included are Plate LXXVII - Gyr-Falcon and Polar Falcon; Plate LXXXIV - Brown Pelican, Courland (Crying Bird) and Stilted Sandpiper; Plate LXXXVI - Yellow-nosed Albatross and Common Skua; Plate XCV - American Lanier or Prairie Falcon, American Barn Owl, Pygmy Owl, Ferrugineous Owl, Burrowing Owl, Harris' Finch and Oregon Snowbird; Plate III - White or Whooping Crane; Plate XLIV - Wood Ibis. This is an exceptional collection of some of the best Studer plates.

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Condition: A+

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $200

Closed on 12/1/2010

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