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Morris History of British Birds Griffon Vulture Print

Morris History of British Birds Griffon Vulture Print


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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Print: Pre 1900: Item # 955533

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Description: Griffon Vulture (Eurasian Griffon Vulture) gyps fulvus from the work "A History of British Birds" by Francis Orpen Morris, published between 1851 and 1857, with editions continuing to 1897. These are Colored wood engravings. This plate is from one of the earlier editions. The plates measure 10.00" x 6.63". The Title Page reads: "A History of British Birds". By The Rev. F.O.Morris. B.A., Member of the Ashmolean Society. London: Groombridge and Sons. 5, Paternoster Row.

Condition: Very good; light foxins, especially on right half (see enlargements), dog ear at upper left corner (see enlargement 3). Includes a copy of the title page from a different edition.