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Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) Plates from American Ornithology and Bonaparte's Supplement.

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3176B
Lot:
333
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Books & Manuscripts - 3176B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 18, 2018 11:00AM

Description:

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) Plates from American Ornithology and Bonaparte's Supplement. Including the following two hand-colored engravings: Plate 54 from American Ornithology depicting the broad-winged hawk, Chuck-will's-widow, Cape May warbler, and female black cap warbler; and Plate 17 from Bonaparte, depicting the white crowned pigeon and Zenaida dove; in matching mats and frames, marketed by Goodspeed's in the 1980s, each 20 x 14 1/2 in. overall. (2)
Estimate $100-150


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Keywords

Cape May, Alexander Wilson, Scotland, Zenaida doves

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