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
White Falcon, Magpie, Crow

$450

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Whip-Poor-Will AKA Nightjar
Whip-Poor-Will AKA Nightjar

$400

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Turkey Buzzard, Black Vulture and Raven
Turkey Buzzard, Black Vulture and Raven

$250

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Rice Bunting, Marsh Wren
Rice Bunting, Marsh Wren

$250

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Red Winged Starling, Black-poll Warbler
Red Winged Starling, Black-poll Warbler

$400

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Pinnated Grouse
Pinnated Grouse

$500

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Pigeon Hawk, Red-cocaded Woodpecker
Pigeon Hawk, Red-cocaded Woodpecker

$350

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Long-eared Owl, Marsh Hawk, Swallow-tailed Hawk
Long-eared Owl, Marsh Hawk, Swallow-tailed Hawk

$400

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Great Crested Flycatcher, Tyrant Flycatcher
Great Crested Flycatcher, Tyrant Flycatcher

$300

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Gadwal Duck, Eider Duck
Gadwal Duck, Eider Duck

$450

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Fish Hawk, Fish Crow, Ring Plver, Least Crow
Fish Hawk, Fish Crow, Ring Plver, Least Crow

$300

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Cow bunting, Blue Grey Flycatcher
Cow bunting, Blue Grey Flycatcher

$300

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Chimney Swallow, Purple Martin
Chimney Swallow, Purple Martin

$300

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Carolina Cuckoo, Black-billed Cuckoo
Carolina Cuckoo, Black-billed Cuckoo

$350

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Brown Thrush, Cat Bird, Bay-breasted Warbler
Brown Thrush, Cat Bird, Bay-breasted Warbler

$350

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Barn Swallow, Bank Swallow
Barn Swallow, Bank Swallow

$350

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American Redstart, Indigo Bird
American Redstart, Indigo Bird

$500

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American Crossbill, White Crowned Bunting
American Crossbill, White Crowned Bunting

$450

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A Slate colored Hawk and Ground Doves
A Slate colored Hawk and Ground Doves

$350

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