Saturday, January 7, 2017

Edward Lear's Parrots

To celebrate National Bird Day this past week, we are pleased to present all 42 stunningly beautiful colored plates by Edward Lear, 1812-1888,



Illustrations of the Family of Psittacidae, or Parrots: the Greater Part of Them Species Hitherto Unfigured, Containing Forty-two Lithographic Plates, Drawn From Life, and On Stone (1832)












































The digital edition of Edward Lear's compendium can be found here.

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