Item #302028 The Lesser Green Parrot. George EDWARDS.

The Lesser Green Parrot

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.

Remarkable engraving of a small green parrot, believed by Edwards to be native to South America. Plate 164 in "A Natural History of Uncommon Birds", published by Edwards between 1743 and 1751.

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

Language: English

Price: $500.00

Item #302028

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