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Dresser Birds of Europe Indian Gallinule Lithograph

Dresser Birds of Europe Indian Gallinule Lithograph

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Directory: Traditional Collectibles: Ephemera: Print: Pre 1900: Item # 825361

Please refer to our stock # 42680706J when inquiring.
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Indian Gallinule (Porphyrio Poliocephalus) #706 from the work "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 1896 and includes text pages. Condition: Good overall; typical impurities in the paper; binding holes; small spots (see enlargements); dark blue color of bird is actually more purple than appears in images.