Auction 140, Lot 846

"[Lot of 3 - Birds]", Endicott & Company

Subject: Birds

Period: 1844 (circa)

Publication: Zoology of New York State

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 11.5 inches
22.9 x 29.2 cm

These lovely lithographs are from a scarce hand-colored edition of James Ellsworth DeKay's classic Zoology of New York. The artist is John William Hill. This set includes:

A) Plate 82. The White-Crested Heron and the Green Heron.
B) Plate 106. The White-Fronted Goose, and the Wild Goose (Canada).
C) Plate 108. The Mallard and the Black Duck.

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Condition: A

Original color on sturdy paper, with very minor soiling in blank margins, far from images. Plates 106 & 108 are lightly toned.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $70

Closed on 5/23/2012

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