23.5 x 14.5cm (9.25x 5.5 inches). Nymphalis steneles butterfly from Guyana. Nymphalis rogerii butterfly from Cuba.This rare antique engraving is from "Histoire Naturelle des Lepidopteres Exotiques" by Pierre-Hippolyte Lucas. It was made in Paris in 1834, has superb original hand painted colouring an..
41 x 30 cm (16 x 11.75 inches).Trogon temnurus (now known as Protelus temnurus)CubaJohn Gould was the enterprising genius behind the creation of 2999 different handcolored lithographic plates of birds and animals. He was born in 1804 on the Dorset coast in England. Gould had no formal university tr..
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 ..
26.5 x 17 cm (10.5 x 6.75 inches).CubaPhonipara canoraThis is a beautiful antique lithograph from a work by Arthur G.Butler (1844-1925), an entomologist at the British Museum who worked on the taxonomy of birds, insects and spiders. He employed one of the finest illustrators of birds of all time, Fr..
27.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).Shows Canada, USA, Mexico, Nicaragua, Cuba, Bermuda, Bahamas and Caribbean Islands etcMapmaker: George Kearsley. Date: 1802. Western USA shows the homelands of Native American tribes such as Sioux. Cities of San Francisco and Los Angeles do not even exist. Sir Francis ..