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    George Edwards. Six Bird Prints. Six hand-colored engravings from John Wilkes' Encyclopaedia Londinensis. All very good.

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    George Edwards (1694-1773). Six Bird Prints. Six bright hand-colored engravings from John Wilkes' Encyclopaedia Londinensis (London: 1796-1828), including: Phasianus, The Wild Cock and Hen, Plate I. [and:] Corvus, The African Rook, Plate III. [and:] Lanius and Laplisia, The Magpie Shrike and the Excoriating Worm, Plate IV. [and:] Corvus, The Black-crested Jay of China, Plate V. [and:] Piper and Pipra, Quadrangular Pepper, St. Vincent's Pepper , The Crested Manakin, Blue-backed Manakin, Gold-headed Manakin. [and:] Meleagris, The American Wild turkey and The Common domestic TurkeyAll in very good condition. All have light penciled notations, and toning, with some foxing, along the edges. The Corvus/Black-crested Jay of China has overall toning with two very small tears on the left side. The Corvus/African Rook has two very small tears on the right edge. All measure 10.5 x 8.5 inches.

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    June, 2009
    16th-17th Tuesday-Wednesday
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