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    Alexander Wilson. Two Bird Prints. Two hand-colored engravings from American Ornithology. Good or better condition.

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    Alexander Wilson (1766-1813). Pair of Bird Prints.


    Two  bright hand-colored engravings from American Ornithology (Philadelphia: 1808-1814), including: Carolina Parrot, Canada Flycatcher, Hooded F., Green, black cap F., Plate 26. [and:] White-headed Eagle, Plate 36. The Carolina Parrot is in good condition, with foxing, toning heavier towards the edges, tip of upper left corner torn away, and a very small tear on bottom edge. The Eagle is in very good condition, with toning, tears to lower left corner, and a tear to the upper left corner. Both have light penciled notations. 10.5 x 13.75 inches, and 15.75 x 11.75 inches, respectively.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2009
    16th-17th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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