original etching/engraving on a velin type watermarked paper. on paper.
Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 21 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 18 x 22.5 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 8.3 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 7.1 x 8.9 inch.
Part Ornithology. Plate VII of order Grallae titled: Genus Tringa (Sandpiper), g. Charadrius (Plover). It shows: 1. T. Leucoptera (White Winged Sand Piper), 2.3. T. Pugnax (Ruff & Reeve), 4. T. Lobata (Grey Phalarope), 5. C. Apricarius (Alwargrim Plover), 6. C. Himantopus (Long Legged P.), 7. C. Spinosus (Spur-Winged P.). This original antique print originates from Rees’ ‘The Cyclopaedia. or, Universal Dictionary opf Arts, Sciences and Literature’. This important 19th-century encyclopedic work was published in serialized form from 1802 to 1820. The entire Cyclopaedia consisted of 39 volumes of text, 5 volumes of plates and an atlas.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Milton after Sydenham Teast Edwards.
Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and mild foxing. Please study scan carefully.
Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-NATURAL HISTORY-BIRD-PLOVER-SANDPIPER-PHALAROPE-REES