SELBY, Prideaux John (1759-1825)

Biography

Prideaux John Selby was born in Alnwick, Northumberland.studied at University College, Oxford. He is best known for his Illustrations of British Ornithology, the first set of life-sized illustrations of British birds, published in Edinburgh between 1819 and 1834

Kittiwake

1. Summer plumage adult
2. Youg after 1st moult

Coloured etching pl.XCIV: External measurements of frame: (height) 80cm x (width) 66cm. print good, border good, glass good, frame chipped on the bottom corners and scratched on all sides. print gd, border gd, glass gd, frame chipped bottom corners and scratched all sides.

Price: £ 350

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