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								Proof plates of the Yellow-Mantled Parrakeet from the "Birds of Australia", Platycercus Splendidus by  G. M.   H. Gronvold Mathews
	 - 1914
		 - from Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints (SKU: 13823)

Proof plates of the Yellow-Mantled Parrakeet from the "Birds of Australia", Platycercus Splendidus

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Proof plates of the Yellow-Mantled Parrakeet from the "Birds of Australia", Platycercus Splendidus

by Mathews, G. M. H. Gronvold

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London: Witherby & Co, 1914. A pair of proof plates. The uncolored proof is overprinted near the caption "Specimen Plate. "The Birds of Australia" by G.M. Mathews." There is a pencilled number "344" in the top right crossed out and "306" below it. The other proof is printed in black & the blue register, which comprises the tail & background and there is a pencilled number "306" in the top right corner. Paper size 13 3/4 x 9 3/4". Ca. 1914. Mathews published his masterwork "Birds of Australia" from 1910 through 1928. In their published form, the lithographs were hand colored. The Yellow-mantled Parrakeet is found in New South Wales & southern Queensland. One corner bumped on both prints, a small closed tear on one print o/w vgc.

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Antipodean Books, Maps & Prints US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
13823
Title
Proof plates of the Yellow-Mantled Parrakeet from the "Birds of Australia", Platycercus Splendidus
Author
Mathews, G. M. H. Gronvold
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Publisher
Witherby & Co
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1914
Bookseller catalogs
PRINTS; AUSTRALIA; NEW SOUTH WALES; BIRDS; NATURAL HISTORY;

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