Originally coloured copper engravings with decorative depictions of birds and other animals from "Sammlung verschiedener ausländischer und seltener Vögel und einiger anderer Seltenheiten der Natur ...", published in Nuremberg between 1749 and 1776 by Johann Michael Seligmann (1720 - 1762, engraver, publisher and art dealer in Nuremberg) and his heirs. The series had been engraved by J.M. Seligmann and Johann Sebastian Leitner after drawings by G. Eduards. Size: each c 27 x 20 cm. Ref.: Nissen IVB 857.