~8.3 by 5.2 inches (21 by 12.8 cm). This superb antique engraving is over 230 years old. It's from "British Zoology" by Thomas Pennant, which was published in 1776 in Warrington, England. The illustrations in the early editions were so expensive to produce that he made little money and gave the pro..
26 x 20cm (10 x 8 inches) This antique engraving was created in 1801 in London for William Barker Daniel's work on British rural sports.It was made by copper plate engraving, has hand painted water colouring and well defined plate marks. The engraving is on one side, the other side is blank. The pap..
25.2 x 16.3cm (10 x 6.5 inches). This antique engraving of heraldry was made in the 1840s by Thomas Jack. Heraldry is a system of visual identification - think of it as an early form of branding ! Noble families wanted everyone to know how important they were. As most people could not read, heraldry..
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in 1808 from "Barr's Buffon" English edition of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,'s Natural History. The hand coloring is original, and the engraving is over 200 years old. It was made by copper plate engraving, has..
22 x 14 cm (8.8 x 5.5 inches).North AmericaThis engraving is is over 185 years old and is from work by Dr John Godman, the notable American naturalist and physician. It was made in 1828 and is an antique, not a reproduction. Godman's work illustrated many of the best known mammals of North America. ..
28.5 x 19 cm (11.3 x 7.5 inches).This is an original hand colored engraving from a large, fine quality French edition of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,'s Natural History. The hand coloring is original, and the engraving is over 160 years old. It was made by copper plate engraving, has fine ..
15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)Mydaus melicepsIndonesia and MalaysiaThis finely detailed engraving was made in London in the 1840s.It is a genuine antique, not a reproduction and is in very good condition. The original hand colouring and engraving is excellent. The publishing company William Home L..
33 x 25 cm (13 x 9.5 inches).Gulo vittatus, Mydaus meliceps and borealisNorth Ameica,Russia,EuropeThis original antique lithograph was made in 1827 by Karl Joseph Brodtmann, the renowned Swiss naturalist and lithographer. Brodtmann's lithographs are detailed, accurately drawn and beautifully compose..
26.5 x 17.5cm (10.5 x 7 inches).This hand colored aquatint engraving was made in 1850 and is by Henry Thomas Alken (1785-1851), the famous English painter and engraver best known for humorous illustrations of people and sports. It is a genuine antique, not a reproduction, and is in excellent conditi..
30.5 x 23.3cm (12 x 9 inches).Horn, Lion, Hand with Wheat, Bull Head, Falcon, Deer, Raven, Dog, Cockerel, Badger, Lion Head and Sleeping LionThis antique engraving of heraldry was made in the 1840s by Thomas Jack. Heraldry is a system of visual identification - think of it as an early form of brandi..
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).This original antique lithograph was made in the 1860s by Edmonston and Douglas in England and is from a set of prints, The Instructive Picture Book, created to educate children of wealthy families. They are some of the most attractive antique prints of animals ever..