Swan, Ducks.Cygnus Spatula, Hydrobates, Mergus.
Four illustrations showing, Ferus Wild Swan, Clypeata Shoveller, lobanus Lobated duck, and Merganser Goosander.
This high quality, hand coloured engraving is from an Encyclopedia on Natural History, Being an Account etc of The Animal Kingdom by Sir John Richardson, William S. Dallas. T. Spencer Cobbold, William Baird, Adam White Curators etc. The early years of the nineteenth century saw a great amount of Encyclopaedias being published. They contain fascinating information about every aspect of life including the industrial and scientific revolutions of the time.
Published by William Mackenzie, circa 1860.
Size 18.5 x 27 cms. Condition good.
Price £20.00 / $26.00 (plus packing and postage)
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