Everard Auctions and Appraisals
Live Auction

Winter Southern Estates and Collections: Session I

Tue, Feb 28, 2023 10:00AM EST
Lot 470

Illus of Birds Drawn for John Gould by Edward Lear

Estimate: $500 - $700

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
$300,000 $10,000

Property of a Okatie, SC Estate


Illustrations of Birds Drawn for John Gould by Edward Lear, The Folio Society , Collected and Introduced by David Attenborough, published by the Folio Society in 2012, numbered 49 of 780 copies, containing the complete plates, in full color, drawn by Edward Lear for John Gould, bound by Smith Settle in blue, Nigerian goatskin leather, blocked gilt design on cover, raised bands on spine, gilded top edge, in original fitted cloth drop-back box.

Measurements: Height: 22 1/4 in. x Width: 15 1/2 in. x Depth: 1 3/4 in.


In excellent, like-new condition.

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