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        • Sir WILLIAM JARDINE (Scotland, 1800-1874) "Thylacinus cynocephalus" hand-coloured engraving, plate No.5 (Tasmanian Tiger), engraved by WILLIAM LIZARS for the Naturalist's Library, circa 1835, 10 x 16cm, 23 x 29cm overall
          Nov. 19, 2023

          Sir WILLIAM JARDINE (Scotland, 1800-1874) "Thylacinus cynocephalus" hand-coloured engraving, plate No.5 (Tasmanian Tiger), engraved by WILLIAM LIZARS for the Naturalist's Library, circa 1835, 10 x 16cm, 23 x 29cm overall

          Est: $150 - $250

          Sir WILLIAM JARDINE (Scotland, 1800-1874) "Thylacinus cynocephalus" hand-coloured engraving, plate No.5 (Tasmanian Tiger), engraved by WILLIAM LIZARS for the Naturalist's Library, circa 1835, 10 x 16cm, 23 x 29cm overall

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE (SCOTTISH, 1800-1874) - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY, MAMMALIA VOL. VI. ORDINARY CETACEA OR WHALES, EDINBURGH, 1837.
          Aug. 31, 2023

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE (SCOTTISH, 1800-1874) - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY, MAMMALIA VOL. VI. ORDINARY CETACEA OR WHALES, EDINBURGH, 1837.

          Est: $200 - $400

          Sir William Jardine (Scottish, 1800-1874) - The Naturalists Library, Mammalia Vol. VI. Ordinary Cetacea Or Whales, Edinburgh, 1837. Including 27 colored woodcut plates and a portrait of memoir of Lacepede. English. 264 pages.

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        • William Jardine (1800 - 1874)
          Jul. 29, 2023

          William Jardine (1800 - 1874)

          Est: ₱8,000 - ₱10,400

          A lot of 2 engravings with original handcoloring entitled Olive backed Sunbird From Jardine’s The Natural History of Nectariniidae or Sun-birds a. “Native of Manilla” London, 1864 6 1/2” x 4” (16 cm x 10 cm) b. “Native of Philippine Islands” 6 1/2” x 4” (16 cm x 10 cm)

          Leon Gallery
        • JARDINE'S COMPLETE NATURALIST'S LIBRARY. JARDINE, WILLIAM. 1800-1874. The Naturalist's Library. Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, [1843].
          Jun. 22, 2023

          JARDINE'S COMPLETE NATURALIST'S LIBRARY. JARDINE, WILLIAM. 1800-1874. The Naturalist's Library. Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, [1843].

          Est: $1,000 - $2,000

          JARDINE'S COMPLETE NATURALIST'S LIBRARY. JARDINE, WILLIAM. 1800-1874. The Naturalist's Library. Edinburgh: W.H. Lizars, [1843]. 40 volumes. 12mo (160 x 105 mm). Engraved portrait frontispieces, engraved vignettes on title pages, numerous engraved plates, mostly hand-colored. Uniform dark green half morocco and marbled boards, elaborately gilt spines, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Rubbed, spines sunned, a few chips to spine ends, some corners bumped, light foxing and offsetting. A complete set of this expansive work on the science of zoology in the mid-19th century. The sections are devoted to various disciplines: ornithology, mammalia, ichthyology and entomology. Nissen ZBI 4708; Wood p 405; Zimmer p 326.

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        • JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - 1835
          Apr. 14, 2023

          JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - 1835

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE # 1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in near fine condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF DOGS - 1835
          Apr. 14, 2023

          JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF DOGS - 1835

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE # 1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF DOGS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE (5) hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in near fine condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - 1835
          Apr. 14, 2023

          JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - 1835

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE # 1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE BUTTERLIES/MOTHS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in near fine condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS - 1835
          Apr. 14, 2023

          JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BUTTERFLIES AND MOTHS - 1835

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE # 1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BUTTERFLIES/MOTHS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE BUTTERLIES/MOTHS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in near fine condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • Jardine, William - The Naturalist's Library
          Mar. 10, 2023

          Jardine, William - The Naturalist's Library

          Est: €2,500 - €3,000

          Edinburgh, W.H. Lizars, 1866. In 8°. Antiporte, title pages, additional title pages engraved with vignettes, over 1200 engraved plates, mostly in color, blushes and flourishes, contemporary binding in half green leather and cardboard with gilt decorations on the spines and title on red label, defects on headphones. Ex libris on the front cover, from the "Library of A.G.Brice New Orleans".

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        • 19th C. Hand Colored Engravings of Animals, 3
          Nov. 20, 2022

          19th C. Hand Colored Engravings of Animals, 3

          Est: $400 - $600

          Three nineteenth century hand-colored engravings of animals comprising one depicting a tiger, one a snow leopard, and one of a crested turtle dove, two with labels to verso attributing them to Sir William Jardine (British, 1800-1874), with double mats housed under glass in veneered and inlaid burl poplar wood frames. Largest image: 9" H x 4" W; frame: 11.5" H x 9.25" W.

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - NATURALITST LIBRARY - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS - 1835
          Aug. 21, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - NATURALITST LIBRARY - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BUTTERFLIES & MOTHS - 1835

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE # 5 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MOTHS/BUTTERFLIES - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 - Six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109. Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES EACH

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - NATURALISTS LIBRARY - FIVE (50 OIRIGNAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - 1835
          Aug. 21, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - NATURALISTS LIBRARY - FIVE (50 OIRIGNAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - 1835

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE # 4 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MOTHS/BUTTERFLIES - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 - Six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109. Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES EACH

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - NATURALISTS LIBRARY - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - 1835
          Aug. 21, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - NATURALISTS LIBRARY - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - 1835

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE # - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF DOGS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 - Six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109. Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES EACH

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF FLYING INSECTS - 1835
          Aug. 21, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF FLYING INSECTS - 1835

          Est: $100 - $120

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE # 2 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF FLYING INSECTS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 - Six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109. Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES EACH

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE & WILLIAM LIZARS - NATURALISTS LIBRARY - FIVE (5)) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BUTTERFLIES - C.1835
          Aug. 21, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE & WILLIAM LIZARS - NATURALISTS LIBRARY - FIVE (5)) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BUTTERFLIES - C.1835

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MOTHS/BUTTERFLIES - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 - Six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109. Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES EACH

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE & WILLIAM LIZARS - NATURALISTS LIBRARY - SIX (6) ORGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1835
          Aug. 21, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE & WILLIAM LIZARS - NATURALISTS LIBRARY - SIX (6) ORGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1835

          Est: $100 - $120

          SIX WILD PIGS - six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of approximately 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109. Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE & WILLIAM LIZARS - NATURALISTS LIBRARY - SIX LARGE MAMALS - ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING - C.1835
          Aug. 21, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE & WILLIAM LIZARS - NATURALISTS LIBRARY - SIX LARGE MAMALS - ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVING - C.1835

          Est: $100 - $120

          SIX DEER AND GOATS - six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of approximately 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109. Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES

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        • JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - 1835
          Jul. 24, 2022

          JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - 1835

          Est: $80 - $120

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MOTHS/BUTTERFLIES - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - 1835
          Jul. 24, 2022

          JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MOTHS/BUTTERFLIES - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - 1835

          Est: $100 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MOTHS/BUTTERFLIES - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 - Six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS OF DOGS - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - C.1835
          Jul. 24, 2022

          JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS OF DOGS - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - C.1835

          Est: $80 - $120

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF DOGS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE DOGS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - NATURALIST'S LIBRARY 0F CATS - C.1835
          Jul. 24, 2022

          JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - NATURALIST'S LIBRARY 0F CATS - C.1835

          Est: $80 - $120

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE CATS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF INSECTS - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - C.1835
          Jul. 10, 2022

          WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF INSECTS - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - C.1835

          Est: $100 - $120

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FICE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MOTHS/BUTTERFLYS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 - Six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MOTHS/BUTTERFLYS - THE NATURALISTS LIBRAY - C.1835
          Jul. 10, 2022

          WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MOTHS/BUTTERFLYS - THE NATURALISTS LIBRAY - C.1835

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FICE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MOTHS/BUTTERFLYS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 - Six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS- THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - SUITE # 1 - C.1835
          Jul. 10, 2022

          WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS- THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - SUITE # 1 - C.1835

          Est: $100 - $120

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF FOXES - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - SUITE # 1 - C.1835
          Jul. 10, 2022

          WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF FOXES - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - SUITE # 1 - C.1835

          Est: $100 - $120

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF FOXES - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF DOGS - THE NATURAL LIBRARY - 1335
          Jul. 10, 2022

          JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF DOGS - THE NATURAL LIBRARY - 1335

          Est: $100 - $120

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF DOGS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE CATS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - SUITE # 1 - 1835
          Jul. 10, 2022

          JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - THE NATURALISTS LIBRARY - SUITE # 1 - 1835

          Est: $100 - $120

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE CATS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SIX (6) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830
          May. 22, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SIX (6) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDIN/LIZARS JARDINE/LIZARS - SIX (6) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF SONG BIRDS - HAND COLORED - C.1835 SIX (6) SONG BIRDS - SIX hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SEVEN (7) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS 0F MONKEYS - C.1830
          May. 22, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SEVEN (7) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS 0F MONKEYS - C.1830

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE # 1 - SEVEN (7) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MONKEYS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE CATS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS 0F CATS - C.1830
          May. 22, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS 0F CATS - C.1830

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE CATS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - C.1830
          May. 22, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - C.1830

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDIN/LIZARS JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF PARROTS - HAND COLORED - C.1835 - SUITE # 3 FIVE (5) BIRDS - Five hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - C.1830
          May. 22, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - C.1830

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDIN/LIZARS JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - HAND COLORED - C.1830 - SUITE # 4 - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF HUMMINGBIRDS - C.1830
          May. 22, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF HUMMINGBIRDS - C.1830

          Est: $150 - $180

          JARDIN/LIZARS JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF HUMMINGBIRDS - HAND COLORED - C.1835 FIVE (5) HUMMINGBIRDS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SIX (6) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830
          May. 22, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SIX (6) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830

          Est: $120 - $150

          SIX DEER AND GOATS - six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of approximately 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SIX (6) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF WILD PIGS - C.1830
          May. 22, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SIX (6) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF WILD PIGS - C.1830

          Est: $120 - $150

          SIX WILD PIGS - six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of approximately 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF FOXES - C.1830
          May. 22, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF FOXES - C.1830

          Est: $120 - $150

          FIVE FOXES - five hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of approximately 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109. Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES Artist or Maker SIR WILLIAM JARDINE

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        • Jardine (William)
          Apr. 28, 2022

          Jardine (William)

          Est: £200 - £300

          Jardine (William) Jardine (William) ‘Leaves from the Book of Nature, Containing the Principal Illustrations in Jardine's Naturalist's Library’, eight plates only, hand-coloured engravings on wove paper, spotting and browning, mounted, sheets 57 x 52 cm, Edinburgh, London & Dublin, [1846] (8)

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        • JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - 1835
          Mar. 13, 2022

          JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - 1835

          Est: $100 - $150

          JARDIN/LIZARS JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF PARROTS - HAND COLORED - C.1835 FIVE (5) COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE - LIZARS - SIX (6) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF SONG BIRDS - c.1835
          Mar. 13, 2022

          JARDINE - LIZARS - SIX (6) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF SONG BIRDS - c.1835

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDIN/LIZARS JARDINE/LIZARS - SIX (6) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF SONG BIRDS - HAND COLORED - C.1835 SIX (6) SONG BIRDS - SIX hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE - LIZARS - SEVEN (7) oRIGINAL cOPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1835
          Mar. 13, 2022

          JARDINE - LIZARS - SEVEN (7) oRIGINAL cOPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1835

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE # 1 - SEVEN (7) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF MONKEYS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE CATS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - C.1835
          Mar. 13, 2022

          JARDINE - LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - C.1835

          Est: $100 - $150

          JARDINE/LIZARS - SUITE #1 - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF CATS - HAND COLORED - C. 1835 FIVE CATS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4 inches. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • WILLIAM JARDINE - WILLIAM LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830
          Mar. 06, 2022

          WILLIAM JARDINE - WILLIAM LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830

          Est: $100 - $120

          JARDIN/LIZARS JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF PARROTS - HAND COLORED - C.1835 - SUITE # 3 FIVE (5) BIRDS - Five hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • WILLIAM JARDINE - WILLIAM LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830 - SUITE # 4
          Mar. 06, 2022

          WILLIAM JARDINE - WILLIAM LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830 - SUITE # 4

          Est: $100 - $120

          JARDIN/LIZARS JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF BIRDS - HAND COLORED - C.1830 - SUITE # 4 - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830
          Mar. 06, 2022

          JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) ORIGINAL COPPERPLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830

          Est: $120 - $150

          JARDIN/LIZARS JARDINE/LIZARS - FIVE (5) COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS OF HUMMINGBIRDS - HAND COLORED - C.1835 FIVE (5) HUMMINGBIRDS - FIVE hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109.

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SIX WILD PIGS - SIX (6) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830
          Jan. 02, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SIX WILD PIGS - SIX (6) ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830

          Est: $150 - $200

          SIX WILD PIGS - six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of approximately 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109. Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SIX (6) DEER AND GOATS - sIX ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830
          Jan. 02, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE - SIX (6) DEER AND GOATS - sIX ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830

          Est: $150 - $200

          SIX DEER AND GOATS - six hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of approximately 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109. Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES

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        • SIR WILLIAM JARDINE -- FIVE FOXES - ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830
          Jan. 02, 2022

          SIR WILLIAM JARDINE -- FIVE FOXES - ORIGINAL COPPER PLATE ENGRAVINGS - C.1830

          Est: $150 - $200

          FIVE FOXES - five hand colored original copper plate engravings from Sir William Jardine's (1800-1874) The Naturalist's Library. On good white paper and in very good condition - there is some minor time staining. With a sheet size of approximately 7 x 4. An original engraving from the famous The Naturalist's Library issued in 40 volumes between 1833 and 1845, and intended to describe and illustrate all vertebrate species. The prints in the Library were finely etched and published by William H. Lizars, a leading engraver from Edinburgh, well known as the engraver for the first five plates in Cats of America. He was a key figure in the history of Victorian science. Jardine owned the finest private natural history museum and library in Britain and made the study of natural history widely available by editing and issuing The Naturalist's Library in forty small, well-illustrated, and relatively affordable volumes. Naturalist's Library is a monument to Victorian industry and zeal for natural history education.The work was divided into four main sections: Ornithology, Mammalia, Entomology and Ichthyology; each was prepared by a leading naturalist. Among the artists who contributed to this massive work was Edward Lear. Ref: Fine Bird Books pp 109. Dimensions 7 X 4 INCHES

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        • Selby & Jardine - 21 Bird Engravings
          Dec. 18, 2021

          Selby & Jardine - 21 Bird Engravings

          Est: $1,000 - $2,000

          This first edition etching is from William Jardine and John Prideaux Selby's Illustrations of Ornithology. The work was published in Edinburgh by W. H. Lizars between 1826 and 1835. The images were done by Jardine, Lizars, Selby after Jardine, Edward Lear, Robert Mitford, Selby, and James Stewart. The etching features modern hand coloring down in the style of the original.

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