Archive: Gavels

18th & 19th Century Natural History Prints

John Gould Birds of Great Britain

John Gould
Birds of Great Britain
London: 1862-73
Lithographs
$550 and up

Gould Hummingbirds

John Gould
Hummingbirds
London:
1849-87
Lithographs
$950 and up

John Gould Himalaya and New Guinea Birds

John Gould
New Guinea & Papuan Birds
London: 1875-88
Lithographs
$550 and up

Golden Eagle

Edward Lear
John Gould
Birds of Europe
Lithographs
1832-37
$1,200 and up

Toucan

Edward Lear
John Gould
Toucans
Lithographs
1833-55
$1600 and up

Bird of Paradise Prints

R. Bowdler Sharpe
Pair of Bird of Paradise Prints
London: 1891-98
Hand-colored lithographs
$2,400, the pair, framed

Knorr Birds

G.W. Knorr
Deliciae Naturae Selectae
Nuremberg:
1766-67
Hand-colored engravings
$550 to $1,250 each

Manetti birds

Saviero Manetti
Natural History Bird Studies
Florence: 1767-76
Hand-colored etchings
$475 to $700 each

Cormorants

Prideaux John Selby
Cormorants
Edinburgh:
1824-1834
$2,400, the pair

William Hayes Exotic Birds

William Hayes
Exotic Birds
London: 1817
Hand-colored engravings
$400 to $750 each

The Jay

William Hayes
The Jay
London: 1770-75
Hand-colored etching
$900

Peter Brown Birds

Peter Brown
New Illustrations Of Zoology
London: 1776
$450 to $750

Exotic Birds From Histoire Naturelle Des Oiseaux

Martinet
Histoire Naturelle Des Oiseaux
Paris: 1770-86
$250 to $750

Seligmann Ducks

Seligmann & Catesby
Pair of Ducks
Nuremburg: 1770-73
$1,100, the pair

Forbes Oriental Memoirs

James Forbes
Prints from Oriental Memoirs
London: 1813-15
$750 each

George Edwards 18th Century Bird Prints

George Edwards
Uncommon Birds
London: 1743-64
$300 to $750 each

The Bower-Bird

Joseph Wolf
The Bower-Bird
Hand-colored lithograph
London: 1861-67
$550

Levaillant birds

François Levaillant
African Birds of Prey
Paris: 1799-1808
Color-printed aquatint
$750, the pair

Penguins by d'Urville

D'Urville
Bird Studies
Paris: 1841-54
Hand-colored aquatint
$800

Double-Crested Cormorant

Carroll Tyson
Double-Crested Cormorant
Milan: 1934-36
Color-printed lithograph
$3,200

Canadian Goose

J. G. Keulemans
Canadian Goose
London: 1893-1900
Lithograph
$600

Italian Prints of Birds

Giovanni Boschi
Prints from Atlante Zoologico Popolare
Petraroja, Naples:1863-79
Hand-colored lithographs
$250 to $750

Paris: Late 19th century

Bonheur
Roosters and Chickens
Paris:
Late 19th C.
$1,200, set of 3

Prize Winning Poultry

Cassell
Prize Poultry
London: 1880
Chromolithographs
$350 each

Weir Poultry Studies

H.W. Weir
Poultry Studies
London: 1873
Chromolithographs
$350

Parrots & Tropical Birds

Edwards Parrot Prints

George Edwards
Parrots, Macaws & Cockatoos
London: Mid 18th C.
Hand-colored engravings
$750 each

Seligmann Parrot

Seligmann & Edwards
Parrots and Birds
Nuremburg: 1770-73
$850 each

Martinet Parrot Prints

Martinet
Parrots from Histoire Naturelle Des Oiseaux
Paris: 1770-86
$950 each

William Hayes Exotic Birds

William Hayes
Pair of Macaw Prints
London: 1817
Hand-colored engravings
$1,500, the pair

Parrot Prints

J.G. Keulemans
Parrots from Mivart's Monograph of the Lories
London: 1896
$450 to $650 each

Cassell's Parrots

Cassell & Co.
Parrot Studies
London: 1877-1880
$250 each

Pink Flamingo Natural History Study

George Gray
Flamingo
London: 1837-49
Hand-colored lithograph
$900

Victorian watercolor of Channel-billed Toucan

Harry Y. Bright
Channel-billed Toucan
British: 1867
Watercolor
Price on Request

Hornbills and Kingfishers

George F. Sandström
Hornbills and Kingfishers
American:
c. 1970-1982
Watercolors on paper
$375 to $1,500 each

Australian Cockatoos

Silvester Diggles
Australian Cockatoos from Synopsis of the Birds of Australia
Brisbane: c. 1877
$1,250, the pair

Leadbeater's Cockatoo

Silvester Diggles
Leadbeater's Cockatoo from Synopsis of the Birds of Australia
Brisbane: c. 1877
$700

Parrots

Reichenow
Parrots of the World
Germany, 1878-83
$425 each

Australian bird studies

John White
Australian Birds
London: 1789-90
$250 to $550 each

Greene Parrots

W.T. Greene
Parrots in Captivity
London: 1884-87
$250 each

Martindale Parrots

P.H. Martindale
Budgerigar Parakeets
London: 1932
$550

Carolina parakeets

John A. Ruthven
Carolina Paraquets
Ohio: 1969
Hand-colored aquatint
Price on Request

Other Bird Prints

A Concert of Birds

Frans Snyders
A Concert of Birds
J. Boydell, London: c. 1778
Sepia-printed engraving
$1,500

Moor Hens

James Barenger
Moor Hens
London: c. 1811
$900

Botanicals

William Mussill
Botanical with Hummingbirds
Paris: 1870
Hand-colored lithograph
$550

Anton Seder Art Nouveau Animal Designs from Das Thier

Anton Seder
Art Nouveau Animal Designs from Das Thier
Vienna: 1896-1909
Chromolithographs
$450 to $750 each

Bird Paintings & Drawings

Victorian watercolor of Channel-billed Toucan

Harry Y. Bright
Channel-billed Toucan
British: 1867
Watercolor
Price on Request

Wild Parakeet, Sarasota, Florida

Benson Bond Moore
Wild Parakeet, Sarasota
3rd Qtr. 20th C.
Oil painting
$1,800

Hornbills and Kingfishers

George F. Sandström
Kingfishers
American:
c. 1970-1982
Watercolors
$375 to $1,500 each

Manetti Chinese White Pheasant

Saviero Manetti
Chinese White Pheasant

Watercolor, 18th C.
$2,200

Gadwall Ducks

Athos Menaboni
Gadwall Ducks
American:
c. 1938-41
Oil on illustration board
$11,000

Georgia Summer Duck: Anas Sponsa

Female Summer Duck of Georgia: Anas Sponsa
American or British:
Late 18th C.
Watercolor, framed
$1,250

Botaurs Stellaris, Bittern

Anglo Indian School
Botaurus Stellaris, Bittern
Khorara, India: 1880
Watercolor, framed
Price on Request

Light Brahmas

Edwin Megargee
Light Brahmas
American: c. 1912
Watercolor on board
$2,100

Bird Trompe L'Oeil

Trompe L'Oeil Bird
Watercolor
c. early 19th C.
$750

Bungartz Barn Swallows

Jean Bungartz
Barn Swallows
Watercolor
c. 1880s-1920s
$550

Orville Rice Eastern Screech Owl

Orville Rice
[Eastern Screech Owl]
American: 1971
Watercolor on paper
$6,500

Heimburg Ducks Illustration

R. Heimburg
Ducks
Gouache, c. 1930s
$1,200

Feathers

Edgar A. Stareck
Penguins
Watercolor
$900

Peacock

Charles Liedl
Peacock Study
American: c. 1940s
$1,350

Archive & Reference

Archive of Sold Bird Prints and Art

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