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[Original Artwork & Manuscript Notes].

Parrots of the World. An Identification Guide.

Stock Code 111292

Sydney, [c. 2006].

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The original artwork and manuscript notes from the 2006 edition of Joseph Forshaw's Parrots of the World, comprising 123 watercolours by the ornithological illustrator Frank Knight, numerous original pencil drawings, manuscript annotations and corrections, drafts of the printed text to accompany the plates, and email correspondence relating to the editorial process. The collection is housed in five custom-made boxes by Newbold and Collins of Sydney.

Australian-born Frank Knight (b. 1941) is one of the leading ornithological illustrators of our time. As well as the present work he also illustrated a field guide to the birds of Australia.

5 vols; folio; 123 original watercolour illustrations, 3 plates of transparencies, original pencil drawings and tracings, numerous further illustrations with copious manuscript notes and corrections, printed drafts of text, email correspondence; 6 custom-made green pictorial cloth clamshell cases, gilt parrot design to upper covers, the vols containing the watercolours backed in green morocco, title-pieces to spines, some minor spotting to a few plates, otherwise fine.

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[Original Artwork & Manuscript Notes].

FORSHAW, Joseph M.; KNIGHT, Frank (illustrator).

Stock code: 111292

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