Proof plate of the Barred Cuckoo Shrike from the "Birds of Australia", Paragraucalus Lineatus. G. M. H. Gronvold Mathews.

Proof plate of the Barred Cuckoo Shrike from the "Birds of Australia", Paragraucalus Lineatus.

London: Witherby & Co, 1922. This is a proof plate with original hand color, with a pencilled notation in the lower left corner "Bills & feet black" (the published plate has this corrected). Paper size 13 3/4 x 9 3/4". Ca. 1922. Mathews published his masterwork "Birds of Australia" from 1910 through 1928. In their published form, the lithographs were hand colored. Item #13859

Price: $450.00

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