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Cock of the Plains

Philadelphia: 1870-1872.

(Cock of the Plains, Centrocercus Uorphasanius) A fine handcolored lithograph of the Cock of the Plains by D. G. Elliot (23 1/4 x 18 1/4). A beautiful image from the most splendid of Elliot's great monographs, 'A Monograph of the Phasianidae or Family of the Pheasants', pubsihed in Philadelphia 1870-72. D. G. Elliot (1835-1915) was known as one of the founders of the American Museum of Natural History in New York and of the American Ornithologist's Union. As a note of interest, the print includes a statement of authorship in the lower left corner: "Drawn from Nature by D.G. Elliot, F.Z.S." - the initials standing for Fellow of the Zoological Society. The name of J. T. Bowen, the lithographer, is printed to the lower right corner of the page. The print is bright and clean in fine condition. fn/--.

ISBN: none

[Item #PRN00279]

Price: $680.00
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