Gould Lesser Kestril (kestrel) Hand-Colored Plate

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Gould Lesser Kestril (kestrel) Hand-Colored Plate

By Gould, Elizabeth, and John Gould

SKU# 18099

$ 750.00

Hand-colored lithographic plate, approximately 14.5 inches wide by 21 inches long. From: Gould, J., The Birds of Europe, 1832-1837, plate number 27. Image is of a Lesser Kestril or kestrel, Falco tinnunculus. The plate is accompanied by one page of text describing the lesser kestrel. Gould's The Birds of Europe documented native Europe birds to the same artistic standards that had been previously applied to foreign birds.

Publisher Richard and John E. Taylor
Publisher Place London
Date Published 1832-1837
Date Published Estimated No
Edition First
Number of Volumes 0
Reprint No
Condition Near fine
Condition Description Light foxing to paper, discoloration from previous framing on page margins, image is clean and bright; in near fine condition.
Limited Edition No