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These are beautifully finished hand-coloured lithographs and they are recognised as being among the best of any bird prints. The pages are 5.4 x 8.8 inches (14 x 22.5 cm). The whole Meyer family produced these fine prints; Mrs Meyer joined her husband in making the drawings and she did most of the transfers to the lithographic stones. Their five eldest children appear to have done all the hand-colouring.

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There are 69 items in category Meyer's British Bird Prints 1842-6 on this page.



Alpine Swift
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 23 x 14 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36237 : £9


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Ash-coloured Shrike
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36242 : £9


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Chaffinch, Mountain Finch or Brambling & Siskin eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36386 : £3


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Chiff-Chaff, Wood & Willow Wrens eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36375 : £3


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Chough & Jay eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36394 : £3


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Cirl Bunting
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36302 : £8


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Cole, Crested & Long-tailed Titmouse eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36378 : £2


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Egyptian Vulture
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36201 : £12


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Golden Eagle beak
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique uncoloured original lithograph.

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Ref 36396 : £2


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Golden-crested Wren
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36273 : £10


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Golden-crested Wren, Fire-crested Wren & the Wren eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36376 : £2


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Goldfinch, Linnet & Mountain Linnet eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36387 : £3


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Grasshopper Warbler
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published. Spotting round edges, see image.

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Ref 36261 : £8


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Grasshopper, Sedge & Reed Warblers eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36372 : £2


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Great Black, Green & Great Spotted Woodpeckers eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36395 : £2


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Greater, Blue & Marsh Titmice eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36377 : £2


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Greenfinch, Greenfinch (var) & Common Crossbill eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36389 : £3


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Grey Wagtail
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36286 : £10


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Grey-headed Wagtail
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published. Closed tear and spotting left edge, see image.

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Ref 36289 : £8


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Hen-Harrier, Montagu's Harrier & Eagle Owl eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36362 : £3


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Hooded Crow
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36326 : £9


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Jer Falcon head & claws
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique uncoloured original lithograph.

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Ref 36398 : £3


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Kestril & Merlin eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36359 : £4


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Kingfisher & Nightjar heads & claws
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique uncoloured original lithograph.

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Ref 36400 : £3


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Lark Bunting
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36299 : £8


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Missel Thrush & Fieldfare eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36368 : £4


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Montagu's Harrier
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36220 : £15


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Nightingale, Blackcap & Garden Warbler eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36373 : £3


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Night-Jar, Kingfisher, Spotted Fly-catcher , Pied Fly-catcher & Ash-coloured Shrike eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36366 : £4


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Nutcracker
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36332 : £9


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Orange-legged Hobby
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36210 : £15


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Ortolan Bunting
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36303 : £8


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Ortolan Bunting, House & Tree or Mountain Sparrow eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36385 : £3


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Osprey
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published. Faint spot near beak, see image.

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Ref 36204 : £14


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Owls: Long-eared, Hawk & Scops-eared eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36363 : £3


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Owls; Barn (Yellow), Tawny, Little & Tengmalm's eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36364 : £2


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Pied Wagtail
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36285 : £10


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Pied, Grey, Ray's Yellow & Grey-headed Wagtails eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36380 : £4


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Raven, Carrion & Hooded Crows eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36392 : £4


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Red-backed Shrike
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36243 : £9


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Red-backed Shrike, Wood-Shrike & Dipper eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36367 : £4


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Redpole, Hawfinch & Hawfinch (var) eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36388 : £3


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Redstart
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published. Faint spotting round edges, see image.

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Ref 36259 : £9


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Reed Bunting
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36301 : £10


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Reed Warbler
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published. Faint spotting round edges and creasing, see image.

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Ref 36263 : £6


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Richard's Pipit
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36293 : £8


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Ring Ousel
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36252 : £9


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Ring Ousel, Golden Oriole & Wheat-ear eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36370 : £4


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Rock Pipit (var), Tree & Meadow Pipits eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36381 : £3


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Roller, Bee-Eater, Swallow, Martin, Sand Martin & Swift eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36365 : £3


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Rook, Jackdaw & Magpie eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36393 : £4


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Rose-coloured Pastor
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36323 : £10


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Rough-legged Buzzard, Honey Buzzard & Marsh Harrier eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36361 : £4


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Sand Martin
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36235 : £9


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Shore-lark
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36296 : £9


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Sky-lark, Wood-lark & Wood-lark (var) eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36382 : £3


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Snow Bunting
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36297 : £9


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Snow Bunting, Lark Bunting & Lark Bunting (var) eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36383 : £3


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Swallow-tailed Kite
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36214 : £14


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Swift & Alpine Swift heads
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique uncoloured original lithograph.

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Ref 36399 : £3


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Wheat-ear
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36254 : £10


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White-tailed Eagle
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published. Spotting around edges, see image.

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Ref 36203 : £10


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White-tailed Eagle beak
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique uncoloured original lithograph.

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Ref 36397 : £2


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Whitethroat, Lesser Whitethroat & Dartford Warbler eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36374 : £3


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White-winged Crossbill
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36318 : £9


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Wood-lark
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36295 : £8


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Wood-Shrike
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1842 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36244 : £9


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Yellow Bunting
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1846 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36300 : £8


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Yellow, Reed & Cirl Buntings eggs
Meyer: Coloured Illustrations of British Birds & their Eggs
1844 - 14 x 23 cm

Antique original hand-coloured lithograph. After the larger first edition which is said to contain the finest portraits of British avifauna (with their eggs) ever published.

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Ref 36384 : £3


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There are 69 items in category Meyer's British Bird Prints 1842-6 on this page.

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