Auction 137, Lot 850

"[Lot of 7 - Birds]", Studer, Jacob H.

Subject: Birds

Period: 1881 (circa)

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

Color: Printed Color

Size:
8.8 x 12.3 inches
22.4 x 31.2 cm

This lot is composed of seven fine chromolithographed images from Studer's important ornithological work. The lot includes:

A. Plate XVIII. Three red-headed woodpeckers. (A+)

B. Plate CXV. Two large American Turkeys, grouse and other smaller birds. (A+)

C. Plate CXIV. Numerous birds in branches in upper half, those favoring the ground at bottom. Shows grouse, dove, wren, and many others. (A+)

D. Plate XLIX "The Savanna Sparrow, The Pine Finch, Field Sparrow, Sea-side Finch, Yellow-throated Viroe, Blu-headed or Solitary Warb ". Some foxing mostly in margins. (B+)

E. Plate XXVIII. Several birds including two red cardinals. Scattered foxing, mostly in margins but some into the image. (B)

F. Plate XXXVIII "The Chestnut-sided Warbler, Black-polled Warbler, Yellow-rumped Warbler, Snow-bird, Red or American Cross-bill" A little foxing restricted to margins. (A)

G. Plate IX "The Woodcock, The Wood Thrush, The Yellow-bellied Woodpecker, The Scarlet Tanager ". This is a very nice plate that shows a family of Woodcock's including five babies. The yellow-bellied wood peckers feature bright red heads. A few foxing marks mostly in margins. (A)

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Condition:

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

Estimate: $170 - $250

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/14/2011

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