Auction 139, Lot 714

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

Subject: Prints - Birds

Period: 1881 (published)

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 of seven lovely chromolithographed plates are from Studer's important ornithological work. The lot includes:

Plate VIII. Wood Duck, or Summer Duck; Short-tailed Tern; Black Tern. Condition - some foxing in the blank margins. (B+)

Plate XLV. The Turnstone. Condition - minor foxing in upper left blank margin. (B+)

Plate LXI. White-fronted Goose, Short-billed Marsh Wren, Cayenne Tern, Red Phalarope, American Avocet. (A)

Plate LXIII. Canvas-back Duck, Bank Swallow, Cliff Swallow, Rough Winged Swallow, Red-breasted Snipe, Great marbled Godwit, Ring-necked Duck, White-bellied Swallow, Purple Sandpiper, Wilson's Plover. Condition - tissue is partially separated from the sheet, but the plate is fine. (A)

Plate XCIX. Black-footed Albatross, Brandt's Cormorant, Violet Green Cormorant, Florida Cormorant. (A+)

Plate CXVI. Ivory Gull, American Mew Gull, California Gull, Ring-billed Gull, Glaucous-winged Gull, White-winged Gull, Ice Gull, Franklin's Rosy Gull, Short-billed Gull, Red-legged Kittiwake, Pacific Kittiwake Gull. (A)

Plate CXIX. Teal, Florida Cormorant, Brandt Goose, European Widgeon, Pacific Eider, Elegant Tern. (A+)

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Condition:

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

Estimate: $250 - $325

Unsold

Closed on 2/15/2012

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