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Alexander Wilson (Scottish/American 1766-1813)    Hand-colored Engraving of Birds from American Ornithology

Alexander Wilson (Scottish/American 1766-1813) Hand-colored Engraving of Birds from American Ornithology

Auction:
2981T
Auction:
Discovery - Feb 09, 2017
Lot:
1688
Sold for:
$185$150

Alexander Wilson (Scottish/American 1766-1813) Hand-colored Engraving of Birds from American Ornithology, 1829, depicting a goldfinch, a blue jay, and a Baltimore oriole, label affixed to the More ...

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian (1803-1857) American Ornithology; or the Natural History of the Birds Inhabiting the United States, Not Given

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian (1803-1857) American Ornithology; or the Natural History of the Birds Inhabiting the United States, Not Given

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
188
Sold for:
$2,214$1,800

Bonaparte, Charles Lucian (1803-1857) American Ornithology; or the Natural History of the Birds Inhabiting the United States, Not Given by Wilson. Philadelphia: by Samuel Augustus Mitchell, sold by More ...

Emory, William Hemsley (1811-1887) Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey.

Emory, William Hemsley (1811-1887) Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
254
Sold for:
$1,230$1,000

Emory, William Hemsley (1811-1887) Report on the United States and Mexican Boundary Survey. Washington, D.C.: Cornelius Wendell, 1857-1859. Four parts in two large quarto volumes, illustrated as More ...

Four Framed Ornithological Prints.

Four Framed Ornithological Prints.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
468
Sold for:
$861$700

Four Framed Ornithological Prints. Three hand-colored lithographs after John Gould (1804-1881): the bower bird Gould calls Ailuroedus Arfakianus, now called Ailuroedus Melanotis, or white-eared More ...

Manetti, Xavier (1723-1784) Five Engraved Ornithological Prints.

Manetti, Xavier (1723-1784) Five Engraved Ornithological Prints.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
477
Sold for:
$400$325

Manetti, Xavier (1723-1784) Five Engraved Ornithological Prints. [from] Storia Naturale Degli Uccelli Trattata con Metodo e Adornata di Figure Intagliate in Rame e Miniate al Naturale, Florence, More ...

Manetti, Xavier (1723-1784) Five Engraved Ornithological Prints.

Manetti, Xavier (1723-1784) Five Engraved Ornithological Prints.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
478
Sold for:
$246$200

Manetti, Xavier (1723-1784) Five Engraved Ornithological Prints. [from] Storia Naturale Degli Uccelli Trattata con Metodo e Adornata di Figure Intagliate in Rame e Miniate al Naturale, Florence, More ...

Manetti, Xavier (1723-1784) Four Engraved Ornithological Prints.

Manetti, Xavier (1723-1784) Four Engraved Ornithological Prints.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
479
Sold for:
$369$300

Manetti, Xavier (1723-1784) Four Engraved Ornithological Prints. [from] Storia Naturale Degli Uccelli Trattata con Metodo e Adornata di Figure Intagliate in Rame e Miniate al Naturale, Florence, More ...

Martinet, Francois-Nicolas (c. 1760-1800) Seven Ornithological Prints.

Martinet, Francois-Nicolas (c. 1760-1800) Seven Ornithological Prints.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
482
Sold for:
$308$250

Martinet, Francois-Nicolas (c. 1760-1800) Seven Ornithological Prints. Seven hand-colored engravings on laid paper of birds, large quarto size, all matted and framed, sizes vary slightly. (7) More ...

Mazell, Peter (1761-1797) Five Ornithological Prints.

Mazell, Peter (1761-1797) Five Ornithological Prints.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
483
Sold for:
$246$200

Mazell, Peter (1761-1797) Five Ornithological Prints. Hand-colored copper-plate engravings, including: the female honey buzzard; the ptarmigan; the female pintail; the goatsucker; and the manks More ...

Mazell, Peter (1761-1797) Eight Hand-colored Natural History Engravings: Four Ornithological Prints and Four Quadruped Prints.

Mazell, Peter (1761-1797) Eight Hand-colored Natural History Engravings: Four Ornithological Prints and Four Quadruped Prints.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
484
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Mazell, Peter (1761-1797) Eight Hand-colored Natural History Engravings: Four Ornithological Prints and Four Quadruped Prints. Hand-colored copper-plate engravings of the Royston crow; More ...

Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Cinerous Eagle, Young. [from] Illustrations of British Ornithology. Edinburgh, 1819-1834. Hand-colored

Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Cinerous Eagle, Young. [from] Illustrations of British Ornithology. Edinburgh, 1819-1834. Hand-colored

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
500
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Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Four Ornithological Prints: Cinereous Eagle, Young; Golden Eagle, Female; Goshawk, Adult; [and] Young Goshawk, Male. [from] Illustrations of British Ornithology. More ...

Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Golden Eagle, Female.

Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Golden Eagle, Female.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
501
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Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Golden Eagle, Female. [from] Illustrations of British Ornithology, c. 1830. Hand-colored etching, of Plate I*, depicting the female golden eagle, wings poised as More ...

Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Goshawk, Adult.

Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Goshawk, Adult.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
502
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Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Goshawk, Adult. [from] Illustrations of British Ornithology. London: Henry Bohn, 1821-1834. Hand-colored etching, matted and framed, with plate mark and 16 1/4 x More ...

Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Merlin, Female.

Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Merlin, Female.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
503
Sold for:
$123$100

Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Merlin, Female. [from] Illustrations of British Ornithology. London: Henry Bohn, 1821-1834. Hand-colored engraving, dated 1821, matted and framed, with the plate More ...

Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Young Goshawk, Male.

Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Young Goshawk, Male.

Auction:
2950B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Oct 30, 2016
Lot:
505
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Selby, Prideaux John (1788-1867) Young Goshawk, Male. [from] Illustrations of British Ornithology. London: Henry Bohn, 1821-1834. Hand-colored etching, matted and framed, with 16 1/2 x 21 in. of More ...

Art Deco Platinum, Black Opal, Diamond, and Seed Pearl Necklace

Art Deco Platinum, Black Opal, Diamond, and Seed Pearl Necklace

Auction:
2932B
Auction:
Fine Jewelry - Sep 27, 2016
Lot:
705
Sold for:
$50,430$41,000

Art Deco Platinum, Black Opal, Diamond, and Seed Pearl Necklace, c. 1926, composed of a delicate platinum and seed pearl chain with bezel-set opal and foliate old European-cut diamond melee links More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Ornithological Biography,   with the Prospectus for The Birds of America.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Ornithological Biography, with the Prospectus for The Birds of America.

Auction:
2891T
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 18, 2016
Lot:
1126
Sold for:
$369$300

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Ornithological Biography, with the Prospectus for The Birds of America. Edinburgh: Adam Black, 1831. Octavo, companion text volume to Audubon's Birds of America, with More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Ornithological Biography,   with the Prospectus for The Birds of America.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Ornithological Biography, with the Prospectus for The Birds of America.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
94
Sold for:
$861$700

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) Ornithological Biography, with the Prospectus for The Birds of America. Philadelphia: Judah Dobson and H.H. Porter, 1831. First American edition, octavo, with More ...

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of America,   Abbeville Press Facsimile.

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of America, Abbeville Press Facsimile.

Auction:
2865B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 15, 2015
Lot:
95
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

Audubon, John James (1785-1851) The Birds of America, Abbeville Press Facsimile. New York: Abbeville Press, 1985. Four atlas portfolio volumes containing 435 double elephant folio unbound color More ...

Francois-Nicholas Martinet (French, fl. 1760-1800)      Perruche, des Indes Orientales

Francois-Nicholas Martinet (French, fl. 1760-1800) Perruche, des Indes Orientales

Auction:
2850B
Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - Oct 10, 2015
Lot:
447
Sold for:
$246$200

Francois-Nicholas Martinet (French, fl. 1760-1800) Perruche, des Indes Orientales and Lory, d'Amboine, c. 1765-83.. Plate 143 titled and inscribed "dessine et grave par Martinet/Perruche, des More ...

Two Ornithological Watercolors

Two Ornithological Watercolors

Auction:
2842M
Auction:
Discovery - Sep 17, 2015
Lot:
339
Sold for:
$369$300

Two Ornithological Watercolors, a red-tailed hawk, signed "Hum Bahadur/Bhusel," and a pair of fruit doves, signed "Neeraj," ht. to 20, wd. to 15 in. More ...

Group of Reproduction Audubon and Other Bird Prints

Group of Reproduction Audubon and Other Bird Prints

Auction:
2775T
Auction:
Discovery - Jan 08, 2015
Lot:
1118
Sold for:
$554$450

Group of Reproduction Audubon and Other Bird Prints, including a Princeton Audubon Limited Red-shoulder Hawk, numbered "231/1500," four framed hand-colored engravings from Alexander Wilson's More ...

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology  , Volumes I, II, III, and V; Ex Dono Thomas Hollis, Ex Libris Harva

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology , Volumes I, II, III, and V; Ex Dono Thomas Hollis, Ex Libris Harva

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
417
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

Wilson, Alexander (1766-1813) American Ornithology, Volumes I, II, III, and V; Ex Dono Thomas Hollis, Ex Libris Harva Philadelphia: Bradford and Inskeep, printed by Robert Carr, 1808-1812. Four More ...

Rauber, G. (fl. circa 1900) Watercolor Album of Birds.

Rauber, G. (fl. circa 1900) Watercolor Album of Birds.

Auction:
2764B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - Nov 16, 2014
Lot:
467
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

Rauber, G. (fl. circa 1900) Watercolor Album of Birds. [Germany, c. 1900]. Oblong folio, calligraphic title in blue, red, and gold ink, with painted ivy-twined wood frame incorporating birds in a More ...

Two Framed George Edwards (1694-1773) Ornithological Prints

Two Framed George Edwards (1694-1773) Ornithological Prints

Auction:
2741M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2014
Lot:
290
Sold for:
$74$60

Two Framed George Edwards (1694-1773) Ornithological Prints, The Coot-footed Tringa (page 48), and the Brown Indian Thrush (page 184), [from] A Natural History of Birds, London: for the author, More ...

Two Framed Ornithological Prints after Audubon

Two Framed Ornithological Prints after Audubon

Auction:
2741M
Auction:
Discovery - Jul 17, 2014
Lot:
360
Sold for:
$308$250

Two Framed Ornithological Prints after Audubon, Tropic Bird and Louisiana Hawk, both printed by R. Havell, London, 1835 and 1837, respectively, framed dimensions to 27 1/2 x 35 3/4 in. More ...

Falconry, Six Volumes.

Falconry, Six Volumes.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
139
Sold for:
$431$350

Falconry, Six Volumes. William Jardine's The Naturalist's Library, Ornithology, Volume IX, Birds of Prey, Edinburgh: Lizars, 1838, small octavo, with thirty-four colored plates, in later cloth; More ...

Montagu, George (1753-1815) Ornithological Dictionary   [and] Inscribed Author's Presentation Copy   of the Supplement

Montagu, George (1753-1815) Ornithological Dictionary [and] Inscribed Author's Presentation Copy of the Supplement

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$215$175

Montagu, George (1753-1815) Ornithological Dictionary [and] Inscribed Author's Presentation Copy of the Supplement. London: for J. White by T. Bensley, 1802 [and] Exeter: Woolmer, 1813 First More ...

White, Gilbert (1720-1793) The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton

White, Gilbert (1720-1793) The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
316
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

White, Gilbert (1720-1793) The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton. London: Bensley for White, 1789. First edition, quarto, illustrated with folding More ...

Gould, John (1804-1881) Six Framed Ornithological Prints.

Gould, John (1804-1881) Six Framed Ornithological Prints.

Auction:
2730B
Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - May 31, 2014
Lot:
361
Sold for:
$584$475

Gould, John (1804-1881) Six Framed Ornithological Prints. Hand-colored lithographic prints on paper, including the following birds: Turdus Atrogularis, or Black-throated Thrush; Piezorhynchus More ...