Antique Bird Print of the African Openbill

Productnr.: BG-04192

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Antique bird print titled 'Gatt Anostomus'. Large lithograph of the African openbill, a species of stork in the family Ciconiidae. It is native to large parts of Sub-Saharan Africa.

This print originates from 'Naturalist Atlas' by Georg August Goldfuss. This extra large-size collection of lithographs with gorgeous recent coloring depicting animals, birds, reptiles, fish, etc. published in Duesseldorf, at Arnz from 1824-1842 This work was issued over this long period of time in series of twenty prints each per annum. There are no officially bound copies and they were issued uncolored.

Condition: Fair. General age-related toning. Shows wear and a few defects (mainly in margins). Blank verso. Please study image carefully.

Date: c.1824

Overall size: 47.5 x 60.5 cm.