Africa birds species Fisher bird nests Aigret Swan 1778 nice old engraved printBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian
Birds of America.
1 Nests of the Bird Kurbalot or Fisher, Which are Suspended over the Water.
2 The Aigret.
4 Numidian Damsel.
5 Royal Bird.
6 Monoceros of the River Gambia.
7 Guinea Hen.
8 African Swan.
Issued c.1778, London for Middleton.
Interesting 18th century antique engraved print. Image set within an ornate architectural border frame with floral and vegetation swags.
Light uniform paper age toning, otherwise a clean, fresh, nice looking example.
Sheet measures c. 14 1/2" x 9 1/4".
Printed area measures c. 10 7/8" x 6 1/4".
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 3.