Pintail female and young (Dafila acuta) #430 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 1873 and does not
include oringinal text pages as they are shared with #431. Condition: Very good overall; with very few of
the typical impurities in the paper; binding holes and wrinkles at binding edge