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..
20.5 x 11.5cm (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, ha..
32 x 19.5 cm (12.5 x 7.75 inches).EuropeThis 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..
20.5 x 12.5 cm (8.25 x 5 inches).This is an original hand colored engraving from the 1821 English edition of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon,'s Natural History. The hand coloring is original, and the engraving is over 190 years old. It was made by copper plate engraving, has fine details and ..
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. ..
45 x 34 cm (17.5 x 13.5 inches)Rubs and loss of image on the centre-foldThis 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 ..
29 x 21.5 (11.5 x 8.5)Rangifer tarandus After Lydekkers "Deer of all Lands".ScandanaviaThis 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 wor..
34.5 x 22.3 cm (13.5 x 8.8 inches).FinlandThis original antique engraving was made in 1778. It is from a "A New and Complete Collection of Voyages and Travels" by John Hamilton Moore, and was printed by Alexander Hogg in London. Moore described some of the most interesting discoveries and adventures..
27.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).This detailed engraving is from a 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 scien..
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 13 cm (8.5 x 5.25 inches)Cervus tarandusThis is a hand colored engraving made in 1812 from the Comte de Buffon's English edition of Natural History. Buffon's works influenced the next two generations of naturalists, including Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and Georges Cuvier. It has been said that "Trul..
40 x 24.5 cm (15.5 x 9.75 inches).Camelo â padalis, tarandusThis antique copper plate engraving was made in 1731 for Scheuchzer's incredible Physica Sacra.It has hand painted water colouring embellished with metallic gold/silver paint. The engraving is on chain lined paper with strong plate marks...
34 x 27 cm (13.5 x 10.5 inches)This is a genuine antique print of natural phenomena by Josiah Wood Whymper (1813-1903), an English painter, engraver and illustrator.Examples of his work are in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.Like many of us, Whymper was fascinated by unusual natural phenome..