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Der X ten Hauptart II te Abtheilung XIV te Platte, Die Pfau Taube oder Hunerschwantz, Columba caudata, Pigeon a queve de Paon,
Berlin: Friedrich Wilhelm Birnstiel., 1763.. Berlin: Friedrich Wilhelm Birnstiel., 1763.. Copper engraving. Original colour. Fine condition. Size: 29 x 21 cm. (11½ x 8½ inches) Beautiful print of the pigeon, the colours vibrant, the detail exquisite, from Johann Leonhard Frisch's 'Vorsstellung der Vogel in Deutschland'. This was the first great German colour-plate bird book. The plates feature European and exotic birds, including a number of parrots, drawn from the family collection of preserved specimens. The book was a family affair, completed after Frisch's death by his sons and grandson.
      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
Last Found On: 2014-06-19           Check availability:      Biblio    

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