Auction 136, Lot 770

"[Lot of 9 - Birds]", Studer, Jacob H.

Subject: Birds

Period: 1881 (published)

Publication: Studer's Popular Ornithology The Birds of North America

Color: Printed Color

8.8 x 12.3 inches
22.4 x 31.2 cm

This lot is composed of nine fine chromolithographed images from Studer's important ornithological work, including blue birds, owls, and the extinct Passenger Pigeon plate.

Plate XXIX. The Passenger Pigeon. Light foxing. (B+)

Plate LIII. Black-backed Three-toed Woodpecker, Banded Three-toed Woodpecker, Hudson's Bay Chickadee, White-winged Crossbill. (A)

Plate II. The Golden Woodpecker, The Red-Headed Woodpecker, The White-Breasted, Black-Capped Nuthatch. Some foxing. (B)

Plate V. The Great Horned Owl, The Rose-breasted Grossbeak, The American Red Start, The Black-throated Blue Warbler. Some foxing. (B)

Plate XI. The Yellow-shanked Snipe, The Semi-palmated Sand-pipers, The Great Tern, or Sea Swallow. Light foxing. (B+)

Plate XII. The Baltimore Oriole, The Orchard Oriole, The Indigo Blue Bird, The Hooded Fly-catcher. Some foxing. (B)

Plate XXIII. The Blue-Bird. Minor foxing. (B+)

Plate L. The Olive-sided Flycatcher, Red-bellied Nuthatch, Wood Pewee, Traill's Flycatcher, Pewit Flycatcher, The Mourning or Car. Light foxing. (B+)

Plate LXXIII. Red and White-shouldered Blackbird, Three-colored Tropial, Lewis' Woodpecker, Red-shafted Flicker, Anna Hummingbird. (A)



Each sheet with its original tissue sheet. See individual descriptions.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $190

Closed on 6/1/2011