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    Sale 7560

    Furniture and Carpets Including Two Private Collections

    24 January 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 217

    A FRAMED PRINT OF TWO WEDGE-TAILED SABRE-WINGS

    BY J. GOULD & H.C. RICHTER, TAKEN FROM GOULD, JOHN A MONOGRAPH OF THE TROCHILIDAE, OR FAMILY OF HUMMING-BIRDS. LONDON, 1852-61, PRINTED BY HULLMANDEL AND WALTON.

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    A FRAMED PRINT OF TWO WEDGE-TAILED SABRE-WINGS
    BY J. GOULD & H.C. RICHTER, Taken from GOULD, John A Monograph of the Trochilidae, or Family of Humming-Birds. London, 1852-61, printed by Hullmandel and Walton.
    The birds depicted resting on a branch over a stream, mounted on a cream background, in a moulded walnut frame, the reverse with a printed description of the 'Campylopterus Pampa' or Wedge-tailed Sabre-Wing, the print with inscriptions 'J. Gould and H.C. Richter, del et lith.' and 'Hullmandel & Walton, Imp.'
    27¼ x 20½ in. (69 x 52 cm.), including frame


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