Fr. Eugen Kohler - Hand Coloured 19C Chromolithograph of Somateria (Eider)
DescriptionChromolithographs taken from from "Naturgeschichte der Vogel Mittel-Europas" ed. Carl Richard Hennicke. Published in Gera-Untermhas 1896-1905, folio size. This ornithological work came from the family of Naumann whose original bird publication, "Naturgeschicte der Land- Und Wasser- Vogel Des Nordlichen Deutschlands un Angranaender Lander" was published in 1795-1817. The 1896-1905 edition is described in Sitwell, (Fine Bird Books 1700-1900) and contains 439 chromolithographs from entirely new drawings. The text of the edition was entirely rewritten to become the most scholarly and complete text book of ornithology in its time (perhaps of any time). From Sitwell, 127. Lith. Anst. Fr. Eugen Kohler, Gera-Umterhaus. Tear to upper left corner (outside of image area) with some paper missing. Otherwise excellent condition Plate: X 20Size: 23 x 33cm (9.1" x 13")
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