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Morris History of British Birds Golden Eagle Print

Morris History of British Birds Golden Eagle Print


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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Print: Pre 1900: Item # 955555

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Description: Golden Eagle or aquila chrysaeto 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; very light foxing, and impurities in the paper (see enlargements). Includes a copy of the title page from a different edition.