John Gould Quote

Every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were coloured by hand; and when it is considered that nearly two hundred and eighty thousand illustrations in the present work have been so treated, it will most likely cause some astonishment to those who give the subject a thought.


An Introduction to the Birds of Great Britain (ed. 1873)

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Every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were coloured by hand; and when it is considered that nearly two hundred and eighty...

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Every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were coloured by hand; and when it is considered that nearly two hundred and eighty...

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Every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were coloured by hand; and when it is considered that nearly two hundred and eighty...

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Every sky with its varied tints and every feather of each bird were coloured by hand; and when it is considered that nearly two hundred and eighty...