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Alexander Wilson

Scottish-American (1766-1813)

 

American Ornithology

 

 

Alexander Wilson is considered the father of American ornithology. Born on Scotland, he came to the US and produced one of the earliest accounts of ornithology. His nine volumes appeared between 1808-1814 were 76 plates were hand colored. Plates in good condition with little or no foxing are sought after by collectors everywhere.

 

Artist: Alexander Wilson

Size: 15 ½" x 11 ¾"

Date: 1829

Condition: Very Good

 

 

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White Falcon, Magpie, Crow
$450
Whip-Poor-Will AKA Nightjar
$400
Turkey Buzzard, Black Vulture and Raven
$250
Rice Bunting, Marsh Wren
$250
Red Winged Starling, Black-poll Warbler
$400
Pinnated Grouse
$500
Pigeon Hawk, Red-cocaded Woodpecker
$350
Long-eared Owl, Marsh Hawk, Swallow-tailed Hawk
$400
Great Crested Flycatcher, Tyrant Flycatcher
$300
Gadwal Duck, Eider Duck
$450
Fish Hawk, Fish Crow, Ring Plver, Least Crow
$300
Cow bunting, Blue Grey Flycatcher
$300
Chimney Swallow, Purple Martin
$300
Carolina Cuckoo, Black-billed Cuckoo
$350
Brown Thrush, Cat Bird, Bay-breasted Warbler
$350
Barn Swallow, Bank Swallow
$350
American Redstart, Indigo Bird
$500
American Crossbill, White Crowned Bunting
$450
A Slate colored Hawk and Ground Doves
$350
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