33 x 25 cm (13 x 9.5 inches).Fiber zibethicus and Castor FiberNorth AmericaThis 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 composed. This lithograph was ..
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).EuropeThis antique engraving is over 200 years old. It's is from the first edition of one of George Shaw's works on zoology, published between 1801 and 1804. George Shaw (1751-1813) was a notable English botanist and zoologist. Shaw was a initially a medical practitioner. H..
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches)This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalist..
42 x 24.5 cm (16.5 x 9.75 inches) Elk, Anteater, Bubalus, Beaver, Guinea Pig, Gazelle, Glutton, Grison, Civet, Hedgehog, HippopotomusThis large antique copper plate engraving is by George Selby Howard he was a distinguished English scientist and lawyer. It was made in 1788 for "The New Royal Cyclopa..
~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..
21 x 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)This is a hand colored engraving made in 1812. It is from the English edition of Comte de Buffon's work Histoire Naturelle. Buffon influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Georges Cuvier. It has been said that "Truly, Buffo..
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).North AmericaThis 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..
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 ..
30.5 x 23.3cm (12 x 9 inches). Griffin, Crocodile, Eagle, Duck, Eagle and Snake, Dragon, Monkey, Swan, Beaver, Ram, Boar and Dog 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 f..
30.5 x 23.3cm (12 x 9 inches). The images include game birds, a squirrel and a beaver with the saying 'Skill surpasses strength' 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 f..
22 x 16.5 cm (9.5 x 6 inches).This original antique engraving was made in 1732 for a work by Noel-Antoine Pluche "Spectacle De La Nature..". This included many fine, hand made engravings about natural history, the heavens and science. The engravings we are offering are from the rare first French e..
25.5 x 16.5 cm (10 x 6.5 inches)This vintage steel plate engraving is by Friederich Wilhelm Kuhnert, and was made in1894 in London. Kuhnert (1865-1926) was a German artist who specialised in wildlife. He was especially good at portraying animals in natural settings. The image area is in excellent co..
45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches).This large antique lithograph is by Emil Hanselmann of Stuttgart in Germany and was made in about 1870. The original hand coloring and detail is superb. Antique prints by Hanselmann are rare and sought after due to their large size and lovely coloring. It is a lithogr..
Paper Size: 24 x 15 cm (9.5 x 6 inches)Capra Ibex and Castor fibreThis exquisitely detailed copper plate engraving is from a rare set published in London by John Mason Good between 1806 and 1813 titled Pantologia. Many were by Sydenham Edwards, a multi-talented gentleman also well known for his supe..
21 x 12.5 cm (8.5 x 5 inches).This original aquatint engraving by William Daniell is superbly detailed and fascinating. Daniell (1769-1837) was an excellent English print maker and painter. He illustrated his subjects with delightful backgrounds and landscapes, inspiring the style of later naturalis..