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Dresser Birds of Europe Greenshank Lithograph Print

Dresser Birds of Europe Greenshank Lithograph Print

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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Print: Pre 1900: Item # 1003310

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Greenshank (Totanus canescens) #570 from the "A HISTORY OF THE BIRDS OF EUROPE, INCLUDING ALL THE SPECIES INHABITING THE WESTERN PALÆARCTIC REGION" by Henry Eeles Dresser, Richard Bowdler, Sharpe and Arthur Hay Vicount Walden. Large 4to size (12.50" x 9.75"). London 1871–1881 (with supplement that came out in 1896). 720 hand-coloured lithographs, by John Gerrard Keulemans, Joseph Wolf, Edward Neale, Archibald Thorburn and others. Originally published in 93 parts.

This print is from 1871 and includes text pages. Condition: Very good overall; with the typical impurities in the paper; a light offsetting over tail of main bird, otherwise quite crisp (see enlargement 3); binding holes.