33 x 25 cm (13 x 9.5 inches).Ursus polaris. This first edition original antique lithograph was made in 1824 by Karl Joseph Brodtmann, the renowned Swiss naturalist and lithographer. Brodtmann's lithographs are detailed, accurately drawn and beautifully composed. This lithograph was made in the 1820s..
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).ArcticThis 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 animal..
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..
45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)Flying Lemur (Galeopithecus rufus), Fruit Bat (Pteropus vulgaris), Pipistrelle Bat (Vesperugo pipistrellus), European Hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus), Eurasian Water Shrew (Sorex fodiens), European Mole (Talpa europaea), Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus), Wolverine (Gulo bor..
15.8 x 9.8 cm (6.2 x 4.0 inches)This 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 Lizars of London and Edinburgh, made t..
26.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches)TrumpetsThis 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 ..
33 x 25 cm (13 x 9.5 inches).This 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 made in the 1820s with high quality, thick, ma..
25.5 x 16.5 cm (10 x 6.5 inches)This vintage steel plate engraving is by Friederich Wilhelm Kuhnert, and was made in 1894 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 c..
29 x 21.5 (11.5 x 8.5)Ursus maritimusArcticThis vintage lithograph is from Wild Nature, made in the early 1930s in London and Australia. It is what's known as an instructive picture, a genre of antique prints created to educate people about the natural world. As such they usually show animals realis..
26.5 x 16.5cm (10 x 6.5 inches). This is an antique engraving by Baron Georges Cuvier. It was made in 1863, has original hand painted colouring and is in very good condition. Georges Cuvier was a French naturalist and zoologist and a leader in natural sciences in the early 19th century...
26 x 21 cm (10.25 x 8.25 inches).Arctic,CanadaThis original antique engraving is from a work by George Alexander Cooke, Universal Geography, which described voyages, travels and discoveries of great explorers of the era such as Captain James Cook, Furneaux, Magellan, Drake, Anson, Dampier and Wallis..
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..
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. ..