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

Description

Cuckoo

Cuckoo, male: pl.XXXVII, coloured engraving. External measurements of frame: (height) 60cm x (width) 71cm.

Price: £ 250

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