~8.3 by 5.2 inches (21 by 12.8 cm). This superb antique engraving is over 230 years old. It's from "British Zoology" by Thomas Pennant, which was published in 1776 in Warrington, England. The illustrations in the early editions were so expensive to produce that he made little money and gave the pro..
20.5 x 12.5 cm (8.25 x 5 inches).This is an original hand colored engraving from the 1821 English edition of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,'s Natural History. The hand coloring is original, and the engraving is over 190 years old. It was made by copper plate engraving, has fine details and ..
26 x 18 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)Oriolus acrorhyncusPhilippinesA beautifully colored and illustrated chromolithograph made by Cassell and Company in ~1870 for Thomas Rymer Jones, Professor of Natural History and Comparative Anatomy in King's College, London. This is an original antique print, not a repr..
24.5 x 16 cm (9.75 x 6.25 inches).Cypselus mystaccus and Xanthronus aurantiusThis superb antique print was made in 1849 and is from the first edition of Dictionnaire D'Histoire Naturelle by Charles Orbigny. It was made by engraving and has beautiful hand colouring enriched with shellac finishing. Th..
24.7 x 17cm (9.6 x 6.5 inches). Thrush, Rock Thrush, Blackbird, Ring Ouzel, Golden Oriole and Waxwing This is an original chromolithograph of delightful small birds by Henry Gardiner Adams. The birds are rendered in attractive life-like portraits and arranged in groups which show their relationship ..
24.7 x 17cm (9.6 x 6.5 inches). This is an original chromolithograph of delightful small birds by Henry Gardiner Adams. The birds are rendered in attractive life-like portraits and arranged in groups which show their relationship with each other. Additionally the birds are set in beautiful realistic..
25 x 16 cm (10 x 6.5 inches)AfricaThis hand colored engraving is from a set published in London in the 1860s by Fullarton and Company of London and Edinburgh, and was made to educate the general population about natural history. It was made by steel plate engraving and has original, hand painted col..
18.5 x 12.0 cm (7.3 x 4.8 inches).This colored engraving was created by The Reverend Francis Orpen Morris and was printed by Groombridge and Sons of London in 1887. The Reverend Francis Orpen Morris was well known for his passion for natural history and devoted his leisure time to studying the birds..
28 x 21 cm (11 x 8.5 inches).North AmericaThis antique illustration is from a work by Thomas Sadler Roberts about North American birds. This is an original antique from the 1930s, not a reproduction. It is in superb condition. There is text on the back that does not relate to the birds shown. Thomas..
25 x 15 cm (10 x 6 inches)This antique print was made by wood engraving in 1855. It is in in excellent condition and is an original antique from the rare, first edition of Reverend Francis Orpen Morris "A Natural History of the Nests & Eggs of British Birds". Morris created this work in the English..
19 x 11 cm (7.5 x 4.5 inches).This is an antique chromolithograph from a work by Richard Bowdler-Sharpe (1847 - 1909), an English zoologist in the Zoological Department of the British Museum. He founded the British Ornithologists' Club in 1892. His work on birds was scientific, yet popular and conta..