26.5 x 16.5cm (10 x 6.5 inches). Stone-cutter, Flea-spot, Fumigated, Ceylon, Tesselated, Music, Matchless, Tait's 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 z..
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..
27 x 18. cm (11 x 7.25 inches).Murex IxThis antique lithograph of seashells is from a set by George Brettingham Sowerby Jnr, published in parts in London from about 1842-1886 and is an antique, not a reproduction. It has hand painted colors and is in very good condition.It's from one of the rarest s..
21 x 13 cm (8.3 x 5.2 inches).Oval EchinusThis 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 th..
71 x 54 cm (28 x 21 inches). Zoologie, Coquilles Tridacnes. Petoncles. Arches Date: The first volumes of engravings were presented to Napoleon in 1808.Condition: Excellent. A few foxing dots.This stunning engraving is from "Description de l'Egypte" which contained the largest engravings ever made. I..
28.5 x 22 cm (11.5 x 8 inches).Dorset etcThis is an original antique engraving from James Parkinson's landmark work on fossils "Organic Remains of a Former World" and was made in 1804. This work was a major contribution to the development of paleontology and consisted of a series of letters and acco..
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..
23 x 16 cm (9 x 6.3 inches).Tellina, Geomelina, Panopaea japonica, Thracia, SanguinolariPacific,Japan,USAThis hand colored lithograph is from an exceedingly rare set published by The Zoological Society of London in 1848 and 1849. The hand painted coloring on this print is outstanding - as good as th..