~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 repro..
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..
26.5 x 16.5cm (10 x 6.5 inches). This is an antique engraving by Baron Georges Cuvier. It was made in 1863, has original hand painted colouring and is in very good condition. Georges Cuvier was a French naturalist and zoologist and a leader in natural sciences in the early 19th century...
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 w..
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..
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 ..
18.5 x 12 cm (7.3 x 4.8 inches)This antique print was made by wood engraving in 1855. It is in in excellent condition and is an original antique by Reverend Francis Orpen Morris and was printed by Groombridge and Sons of London in 1887. The paper is good quality and blank on the reverse side. It is..
26.2 x 18.2 cm (10.5 x 7 inches)This wood engraving with original hand colour is by Alexander Francis Lydon.Lydon was a renowned perfectionist. He was expert at creating beautifully coloured prints. This print is an authentic antique, not a reproduction and is in excellent condition...
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". The paper is good quality and blank on ..
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..