Greene Parrots in Captivity - 1880's - H/F Turquoisine

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  • Sold Date: May 26, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

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ORIGINAL HAND-FINISHED COLORED PLATE

(Engraved by Fawcett from an Illustration by Lydon)

of

Turquoisine Parrot

from

PARROTS IN CAPTIVITY

by

WILLIAM THOMAS GREENE

Publ. George Bell & Sons, London. 1883-87

****EXTREMELY RARE****

SIZE: Approx 9 3/4" x 6 3/4"

CONDITION: Very Good. (but see comments & Scan below)

THIS PLATE IS NOT ACCOMPANIED BY ITS RELEVANT TEXT PAGE(S).

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You are bidding on an ORIGINAL, hand-finished wood-engraved color plate from 'PARROTS IN CAPTIVITY' published by George Bell & Sons, York Street, Covent Garden, London 1883-1887. The work was authored by William GREENE (with notes on several species by the Hon. & Rev. Frederick George Dutton - a well-known aviculturalist with a large collections of parrots).

The work was published in three volumes, the first two volumes issued in 18 parts in 1883, the remainder in 1887, and contains 81 WONDERFUL COLOR PLATES of Parrots, Parakeets, Lories and Cockatoos, from illustrations
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