The antique hand-colored Bird prints shown on this page are from a rare edition of The
Book of Birds published in England in 1841 by the London firm of Robert Tyas and
The series was edited by the naturalist Achille
Comte and based on the French naturalist Georges Buffon's work on Natural History
originally published between 1749 and 1789.
The illustrations are by Victor Adam.
on any image to see an enlargement of the print