Itinera Varia Auctoris


Title:
Itinera Varia Auctoris
Date:
C1746
Artist:
George Edwards
Image Size:
160mm x 210mm
Frame Size:
460mm x 415mm
Condition:
In good condition.
Technique:
Copper engraving with original hand colouring
Price:

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$A 425
Stock Number:
BI 1746 EDWA (NRGY) (020)
Description:

Famous curiosity issued as a frontispiece in George Edward's 'A Natural History of Uncommon Birds'.

The map shows the tracks of Edwards travels in England and Europe between 1718 & 1730. Confusingly the natural history shown are from warmer climates.

From top:

1. The beak of the Egyptian Ibis

2. Male and female stag beetles from Borneo

3. The L east Hummingbird of Jamaica.

 

C18th impression on watermarked laid paper.

Reference: SHIRLEY: 34 

Biography:

George Edwards (1694-1773)

 Edwards was an English naturalist and ornithologist, and known as the "father of British ornithology"

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