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Cornelius Nozeman

A Group of Owl Engraved Plates

1770 - 1829

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Description

A group of hand-colored engraved plates by Sepp and Sepp the Younger.

  • Sold as a set of 6.
  • Cornelius Nozeman (Dutch).
  • Amsterdam: Jan Christian Sepp, 1770-1829.
  • Strix Flammea, Strix Nyctea, Strix Alba, Strix Ulula Mas, Strix Otus and Strix Ulula.
  • Boldly colored by the publisher and among the finest ornithological engravings.
  • Framed and glazed.


Nozeman's work, Nederlandsche Vogelen was the first comprehensive account of the avifauna of Holland and the most expensive book for sale in Holland at the time. The plates were intended to depict all species known in the Netherlands through the time of publication and frequently feature eggs and nests.

Literature

Ayer/Zimmer 469; Balis 33; Copenhagen/Anker 369; Fine Bird Books 98; Nissen 648; Wood 496

Condition Report

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Wear is consistent with age

Dimensions

Height: 25.98 inches / 66 cm
Width: 20.08 inches / 51 cm

Materials

Paper, Wood

Decorative Style

Traditional Style

Country of Origin

Netherlands

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