Rare Set of Five 18th C. Italian Hand-Colored Copper Engravings of Owls by Saviero Manetti (1723-1784) from La Storia Degli Uccelli, Vol. 1, Manetti, Lorenzo Vanni: Florence, 1767

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Rare Set of Five 18th C. Italian Hand-Colored Copper Engravings of Owls by Saviero Manetti (1723-1784) from La Storia Degli Uccelli, Vol. 1, Manetti, Lorenzo Vanni: Florence, 1767

3,500.00

Highly decorative and rare set of five consecutively numbered 18th Century engravings of owls from Storia Naturale Degli Uccelli, Volume 1, Manetti, Lorenzo, Vanni, Florence, 1767.

Plate LXXXV, “Assiolo” (Scops Owl)

Plate LXXXVI, “Civetta Comune Nostrale Per La Cacce” (Common Owl)

Plate LXXXVII, “Civetta Gialla, O Selvatica” (Yellow or Wild Owl)

Plate LXXXVIII, “Civetta Cenerino” (Gray or Slaty Owl)

Plate LXXXIX, “Civetta Bianca” (Snowy Owl)

Dimensions: 18 W x 14 H

SKU: 2656

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