Darvill's Rare Prints, fine antique prints and rare maps since 1918! Darvill's Rare Prints, fine antique prints and rare maps since 1918!
Antique prints from Darvill's since 1918 About Darvill's Rare Prints
Rare Maps and Charts Limited edition prints from Alaska's most famous artist Rie Munoz Darvill's Rare Prints homepage Sorry, we do not perform appraisals and we do not buy from unsolicited sources.

George Shaw and Frederick P. Nodder
The Naturalist's Miscellany 1789-1813, London


Original 200-year-old copperplate engravings with hand-colouring
Sheet size: varies according to trimming, but approx. 5.75 x 9.75 inches.
The paper varies from softly aged to quite white, with little or no foxing and excellent overall condition. 

Dedicated to the Most Illustrious Princess, Charlotte, Queen of Great Britain, The Naturalist's Miscellany contains works of such beauty and originality that it is beloved by all who see it. The prints are hand-colored engravings on strong Whatman paper, with the occasional Whatman watermark or date. The prints are in remarkable condition for a work that is 200 years old, with the colors of a beauty and vividness unsurpassed to this day in the world of hand-coloured prints. Darvill's Rare Prints is pleased to offer a selection of prints from this most curiously whimsical and humorous collection of prints.

Mammals       Birds     Reptiles      Frogs, Turtles      Snakes     
Insects      Fish      Crabs      Corals      Sealife      Shells
Please click on thumbnails for view of entire plate


Purple-headed Parrakeet

Plate 1

Purple-headed Parrakeet


$150



Purple-headed Parrakeet

Plate 4

Paradise Tanagra


$125



Violet-blue Parrakeet

Plate 7

Violet-blue Parrakeet

$85
[ref. A]


Violet-blue Parrakeet

Plate 7

Violet-blue Parrakeet
$95
[ref. B]

(note different leaves in engraving from the plate above right)


Purple-tailed Parrakeet

Plate 16

Purple-tailed Parrakeet

$95




Plate 22

Least Horned Owl

$55


25 Clouded Owl

Plate 25

Clouded Owl
(no text avail.)

$85




Plate 32

Western Duck
(no text avail.)

$75


Guinea Parrakeet

Plate 35

Guinea Parrakeet


$150



The Great Hornbill, or Rhinoceros-Bird

Plate 41

The Great Hornbill,
or Rhinoceros-Bird


$75


The Red-throated Grossbeak

Plate 56

The Red-throated Grossbeak

$60


The Purple-throated Fly-catcher

Plate 63

The Purple-throated Fly-catcher

$50


The Red-throated Hummingbird

Plate 66

The Red-throated Hummingbird

$150


The Merian Duck

Plate 69

The Merian Duck

sold


The American Ostrich

Plate 72

The American Ostrich
(no text avail.)

$75


The Superb Bee-Eater

Plate 78

The Superb Bee-Eater
(no text avail.)

$85


The Harlequin Hummingbird

Plate 81

The Harlequin Hummingbird

$150


sold

Plate 84

The Violaceous Partridge

$65


96 Turcosine Parrakeet

Plate 96

The Turcosine Parrakeet

$75
(see enlargement)


111 Speckled Manakin

Plate 111

Speckled Manakin
(no text avail.)

$75


117 Common Curassow

Plate 117

Common Curassow

$45


132 Black-winged Parrakeet

Plate 132

The Black-winged Parrakeet

$115


141 Alpine Vulture

Plate 141

Alpine Vulture

$45


Greater Spotted Woodpecker

Plate 135

Bohemian Chatterer

$85


150 Blue-bellied Finch

Plate 150

Blue-bellied Finch

$85


153 Long-tailed Manakin

Plate 153

Long-tailed Manakin

$75


Minute Kingfisher

Plate 159

Minute Kingfisher

$125


Greater Spotted Woodpecker

Plate 171

White-fronted Owl

$85


Greater Spotted Woodpecker

Plate 180

Greater Spotted Woodpecker




The Funereal Cockatoo

Plate 186

The Funereal Cockatoo
(no text avail.)


The Red-banded Toucan

Plate 198

The Red-banded Toucan


The Great Titmouse

Plate 201

The Great Titmouse

$85


The Swallow-tailed Falcon

Plate 204

The Swallow-tailed Falcon
(native to Carolinas, GA, FLA)

$75


The White Wagtail

Plate 207

The White Wagtail

$55


The Saffron Creeper

Plate 210

The Saffron Creeper

$75


The Peruvian Jay

Plate 213

The Peruvian Jay

$75


231 Rose-coloured Ouzel

Plate 231

Rose-coloured Ouzel
(no text avail.)



Red and Black Manakin

Plate 240

Red and Black Manakin

$95


Plate 249  Red-shouldered Tanager

Plate 249

Red-shouldered Tanager

$125


255 Lobated Duck

Plate 255

Lobated Duck

$65


The Blue Redbreast

Plate 261

The Blue Redbreast
(N. America, Carolinas)

(Spotted)


265 Long-shafted Goatsucker

Plate 265

Long-shafted Goatsucker
(no text avail.)

$85


Purple-headed Parrakeet

Plate 269

White-collared Kingfisher


$225



277 Chinese Cuckoo

Plate 277

Chinese Cuckow (Cuckoo)
(no text avail.)

$85


Cyanean (Blue) Creeper

Plate 281

Cyanean (Blue) Creeper
(no text avail.)

$85


289 Wall Creeper

Plate 289

Wall Creeper

$75


293 Gangetic Ibis

Plate 293

Gangetic Ibis

(More Shaw and Nodder bird prints)

 

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