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# - Ornithology--"Wild Life Paintings and Drawings",
AN ALBUM SO TITLED CONTAINING MOSTLY ORNITHOLOGICAL WATERCOLOURS AND DRAWINGS. ENGLISH, MAINLY TWENTIETH CENTURY
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# - Ornithology--"Wild Life Paintings and Drawings",
AN ALBUM SO TITLED CONTAINING MOSTLY ORNITHOLOGICAL WATERCOLOURS AND DRAWINGS. ENGLISH, MAINLY TWENTIETH CENTURY
Estimate
7,0009,000
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# - Ornithology--"Wild Life Paintings and Drawings",
AN ALBUM SO TITLED CONTAINING MOSTLY ORNITHOLOGICAL WATERCOLOURS AND DRAWINGS. ENGLISH, MAINLY TWENTIETH CENTURY

Folio (410 x 305mm., the drawings various sizes), 85 original watercolour or pencil drawings by various artists (see note), most window-mounted, some attributed in pencil on the reverse, modern red half morocco gilt, spine lettered gilt and dated 1993, top edge gilt, others uncut, cloth clamshell case


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John C. Metcalf, name gilt on spine

Catalogue Note

a fine collection, including work by Joseph Wolf, R.B. Talbot Kelly, C.E. Talbot Kelly, G.E. Lodge, G.M. Henry, D.M. Henry, J.C. Harrison, Philip Rickman, and many others. The drawings mainly comprise small works and working drawings, and provide a fascinating insight into ornithological art of the last two centuries. A few of the examples show quadrupeds, and there are two botanical paintings.

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