Lot 10

Gould (John) & Richter (H. C.) Collection of plates from The Birds of Great Britain, including: Podiceps Cristatus; Mergus Albellus; Eniconetta Stelleri; Casarca Rutila; Oidemia Perspicillata; Anser Segetum; Astur Palumbarius; Pandion Haliaetus; Somateria Mollissima; Somateria Spectabilis, each with letterpress description leaves, lithographs with fine hand-colouring, heightened with gum-arabic, some with stab holes in margins, loose, minor foxing & browning, each sheet approx. 565 x 385 mm, issued in parts, printed by Walter & Cohn, 1862-73 (10)

Estimate: £800-£1,200