12 Bird Prints by George Edwards, 18th Century


  • set of 12 prints
  • £2,400.00
  • €2,678 Euro
  • $2,971 US Dollar

United Kingdom

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12 Bird Prints by George Edwards, 18th Century

A set of twelve unframed copper plate engravings with original hand colour finish by George Edwards (1694- 1773). Originally issued in the "Gleanings of Natural History " a trio of volumes published in 1758, 1760 and 1764. Some signed in the plate.

Known as the father of British ornithology and regarded as England's foremost naturalists during the age of enlightenment, Edwards was appointed to the prestigious position of librarian to the Royal College of Physicians in London 1733.

Condition: Very good.


  • H: 29cm (11.5in)
  • W: 23cm (9.25in)


circa 1750

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Babette Kulik and Michael Selzer are dealers specialising in twentieth century furniture and decorative arts. They joined forces in 2013, being both passionate about design and recognising that a great piece can transcend beyond a single movement or era.

Michael Selzer is a graduate in Fine art painting from St Martins College of Art and completed an MA in Curating contemporary art at Goldsmiths. As a specialist in post-war European and American art and 20th century decorative art and design, Michael began dealing in 1998. He has curated work by Tim Noble, Jason Shulman, Paul Winstanley and Mel Bochner and contributed to Art Review Magazine.

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