Hayes | Portraits of rare and curious birds, with their descriptions, from the menagery of Osterley Park, 1794
Hayes | Portraits of rare and curious birds, with their descriptions, from the menagery of Osterley Park, 1794
Hayes | Portraits of rare and curious birds, with their descriptions, from the menagery of Osterley Park, 1794
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BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Hayes | Portraits of rare and curious birds, with their descriptions, from the menagery of Osterley Park, 1794

Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108

Hayes | Portraits of rare and curious birds, with their descriptions, from the menagery of Osterley Park, 1794

Estimate: 3,000 - 4,000 GBP

Lot Sold:5,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

BOOKS FROM THE LIBRARY OF THE EARLS OF HADDINGTON, LOTS 54-108


HAYES, WILLIAM, AND FAMILY

Portraits of rare and curious birds, with their descriptions, from the menagery of Osterley Park. London: W. Bulmer and Co., 1794


FIRST EDITION, 4to (280 x 215mm.), 100 hand-coloured engraved plates after Hayes, his wife, and children, contemporary straight-grained red morocco gilt, gilt edges, without the view of the menagerie (as often)


A FINE COPY.


LITERATURE:

Nissen IVB 422 (variant title); Zimmer p.294


PROVENANCE:

Sophia, Countess of Haddington (wife of the 8th Earl, d.1813), ownership inscriptions

Condition Report

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