25 June 2004
Sharp-tailed Finch (Plate CXLIX)
Saltmarsh Sharp-tailed Sparrow, Ammodramus caudacutus
Hand-colored engraving with aquatint and etching, on J Whatman Turkey Mill dated 1832, occasional foxing, minor surface soiling and a few soft handling creases, a few small, faint surface abrasions, a 1-in. tear to upper and lower margins, an occasional short tear and associated minor creasing at the margin edges, otherwise in good condition.
Plate: 19½ x 12¼ in. (494 x 311 mm)
Sheet: 39¾ x 26 5/8 in. (1009 x 675 mm)
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