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Portfolio of Bird Paintings
[Canada], Maclean's, ca. 1957. A portfolio of bird watercolors by Lansdowne, first published in Maclean's Magazine in April, 1957. Lansdowne was a self-taught Canadian bird artist, whose work was often compared, favorably, to that of Audubon. Six 11 x 14-1/2" plates, plus an illustrated biography/colophon of equal size. Four of the plates have paintings of individual birds; two show two birds each, and one of these has been cut along the designated line. Two additional paintings adorn the portfolio's covers. Several of the plates have been previously hung and show pinholes or faint tape marks. Light rubbing to the covers; very good or better. Uncommon: five copies found in OCLC. [#035028] $350

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