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Psittacus gloriosus.
Psittacus gloriosus. The Splendid Parrott. 53.
London Published Jan.ry 1.st 1791 by F.P. Nodder & C.o N.o15 Brewer Street.
Scarce letterpress and etching with fine hand colour. Plate 120 x 190mm (4¾ x 7½"), with large margins.
Illustration and excerpt from George Shaw's (1751– 1813) periodical, ‘The Naturalist's Miscellany: Or, Coloured Figures of Natural Objects; Drawn and Described Immediately From Nature’. Picture of a red and blue parrott. Although described as a 'Splendid Parrott' by this text it is actually a Crimson rosella; a parrot native to eastern and south eastern Australia which has been introduced to New Zealand and Norfolk Island.
[Ref: 61938]   £160.00   (£192.00 incl.VAT)
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Petaurus australis.
Petaurus australis. The Southern Petaurus. 60.
London Published March 1.st 1791 by F.P. Nodder & C.o N.o15 Brewer Street.
Two rare letterpress sheets and etching with fine hand colour. Plate 120 x 190mm (4¾ x 7½"), with margins. Time staining.
Illustration and excerpt from George Shaw's (1751– 1813) periodical, ‘The Naturalist's Miscellany: Or, Coloured Figures of Natural Objects; Drawn and Described Immediately From Nature’. Picture of a yellow-bellied glider also known as the fluffy glider, is an arboreal and nocturnal gliding possum that lives in native eucalypt forests in eastern Australia, from northern Queensland south to Victoria.
[Ref: 61939]   £130.00   (£156.00 incl.VAT)
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Psittacus Porphyrocephialus.
Psittacus Porphyrocephialus. The Purple Headed Parakeet. 1.
Published Aug.t 1.st 1789 by F.P. Nodder & C.o. No. 13 Panton Street.
Rare letterpress and etching with fine hand colour. Plate 120 x 190mm (4¾ x 7½"), with large margins. Slight time staining.
Illustration and excerpt from George Shaw's (1751– 1813) periodical, ‘The Naturalist's Miscellany: Or, Coloured Figures of Natural Objects; Drawn and Described Immediately From Nature’. Picture of a small bird with an indigo coloured head, read face and leggs. Most likely a purple-crowned lorikeet (Parvipsitta porphyrocephala), (also known as the porphyry-crowned lorikeet, zit parrot, blue-crowned lorikeet, purple-capped lorikeet, lory, cowara, lorikeet, and purple-capped parakeet) is a lorikeet found in scrub and mallee of southern Australia.
[Ref: 61940]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Motacilla Superba.
Motacilla Superba. The Superb Warbler. 10.
London, Published Nov.r 1.st 1789 by F.P. Nodder & C.o. No. 13 Panton Street.
Rare letterpress and etching with fine hand colour. Plate 190 x 120mm (7½ 4¾"), with large margins. Time staining.
Illustration and excerpt from George Shaw's (1751– 1813) periodical, ‘The Naturalist's Miscellany: Or, Coloured Figures of Natural Objects; Drawn and Described Immediately From Nature’. Picture of a small black bird with blue markings on it's head, cheek and tail. A The Superb Fairywren (Malurus cyaneus) is a tiny songbird found in a variety of habitats in south-eastern Australia; Tasmania.
[Ref: 61941]   £120.00   (£144.00 incl.VAT)
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Psittacus Magnificus.
Psittacus Magnificus. The Magnificent Cockatoo. 50.
London, Published Dec.r 1.st 1790 by F.P. Nodder & C.o. No. 15 Brewer Street.
Two rare letterpress sheets and etching with fine hand colour. Plate 190 x 120mm (7½ 4¾"), with margins. Time staining.
Illustration and excerpt from George Shaw's (1751– 1813) periodical, ‘The Naturalist's Miscellany: Or, Coloured Figures of Natural Objects; Drawn and Described Immediately From Nature’. Picture of a large black bird with yellow markings on head, cheeks, top of wing and belly, plus striking red and yellow markings on tail. The red-tailed black cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus banksii) also known as Banksian- or Banks' black cockatoo, is a large black cockatoo native to Australia.
[Ref: 61942]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Struthio Rhea.
Struthio Rhea. The American Ostrich. 72.
London, Published July 1.st 1791 by F.P. Nodder & C.o. No. 15 Brewer Street.
Two rare letterpress sheets and etching with fine hand colour. Plate 190 x 120mm (7½ 4¾"), with large margins. Time staining.
Illustration and excerpt from George Shaw's (1751– 1813) periodical, ‘The Naturalist's Miscellany: Or, Coloured Figures of Natural Objects; Drawn and Described Immediately From Nature’. Picture of a brown flightless bird. Rheas also known as nandus or South American ostrich are moderately-sized.
[Ref: 61943]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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Macropus Giganteus.
Macropus Giganteus. The Great Kangaroo. 33.
[After George Stubbs]
London, Published June 1.st 1790 by F.P. Nodder & C.o. No. 13 Panton Street.
Three rare letterpress sheets and etching with fine hand colour. Plate 190 x 120mm (7½ 4¾"), with large margins. Time staining.
Illustration and excerpt from George Shaw's (1751– 1813) periodical, ‘The Naturalist's Miscellany: Or, Coloured Figures of Natural Objects; Drawn and Described Immediately From Nature’. A Kangaroo after the painting by George Stubbs 'The Kongouro from New Holland.'
CLB Stubbs 388.
[Ref: 61944]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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