Item #302023 The Blue and Yellow Maccaw. George EDWARDS.

The Blue and Yellow Maccaw

London: George Edwards, 1750.

Original print. Copper-plate engraving with original hand coloring. Image measures 9 1/2" x 7 1/2"
London: George Edwards, 1750.

Exquisitely colored Macaw parrot. Plate 159 in "A Natural History of Uncommon Birds", published by Edwards between 1743 and 1751. The blue-and-yellow Macaw is native to South America.

George Edwards (1694-1773), the "father of British ornithology", was an English naturalist and ornithologist.

Language: English

Price: $600.00

Item #302023