Edward Lear was an ornithological artist with few equals. This magnificent imperial folio edition is a facsimile of David Attenborough’s unique collection of 80 of Lear’splates for the naturalist John Gould. Limited to 780 numbered copies, each signed by David Attenborough. Bound in full goatskin leather with gold blocking on front, back, spine and inside edges. Imperial folio format measures 21¼ x 14½ inches.Presented in a buckram-bound solander box along with a beautiful print of the majestic Eagle Owl (unframed).