Lot 261: Gould (John and Richter, H.C.). Botaurus Stellaris, Porzana Pygmaea, Otis Tarda, Cuculus Canorus [and] Machetes Pugnax, [1862 - 73], together five lithographs with contemporary hand colouring, occasional slight spotting, each approximately 360 x 520mm. Originally published in 'The Birds of Great Britain' and consisting of:- The Bittern, Great Bustard, Baillon's Crake, Young Cuckoo ejecting Meadow Pipit fledgelings from a nest and the Ruff & Reeve. (5)
Dominic Winter's Printed Books, Maps & Ephemera Auction June 2015
Wednesday, 10th June 2015
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