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..
33.5 x 24 cm (13.3 x 9.3 inches)Exocoetus exsiliens, Silurus glanis, Heterobranchus batrachusThis hand colored antique lithograph was made in 1836. It is from Naturgeschichte und Abildungen der Filche by Heinrich Rudolph Scinz and Karl Brodtmann. Schinz (1777-1861) was a Swiss physician and naturali..
38.5 x 23 cm (15.2 x 9 inches)This large antique copper plate engraving is by John Jonston. He was a scholar, renowned physician and distinguished naturalist. It was made in 1657 for "Historiae naturalis" and engraved by Matthaus Merian, the great German engraver. The engraving is printed on chain-l..
28.5 x 22cm (11.3 x 8.5 inches).Trout,Salmon,Cat Fish,Eels,Flying Fish This high quality antique engraving about the animal kingdom is by Traugott Bromme, a German traveller who led an exciting life. Bromme published books, prints and maps on his travels and the natural history of the world. This is..
26.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches)This detailed engraving is from the first edition of the rare "English Encyclopedia", made for George Kearsley in London in 1802. Its full title was "The English Encyclopedia being a collection of treatises and a dictionary of terms illustrative of the arts and sciences..
20.5 x 11.5 cm (8 x 4.5 inches).This is an original hand colored engraving made in ~1797 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, h..
21 x 13cm (8.3 x 5.2 inches) 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 profits to ..
23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).MediterraneanThis 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 practiti..
42 x 24.5 cm (16.5 x 9.75 inches)Pogge, Porcupine fish, Clupea, Pudiano verde, Flying Fish, Remora, Rhombus aculeatus, Salpa, Sargus, Saw Fish, Sea Devil or Toad Fish, Blue Shark, Hammerhead Shark, Sea SnakeThis large antique copper plate engraving is by George Selby Howard he was a distinguished En..