23 x 15 cm (9 x 6 inches).This 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. He beca..
20.5 x 11.5cm (8 x 4.5 inches) This is an original hand colored engraving made in 1808 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, has..
26.5 x 19.0 cm (10.5 x 7.5 inches).Tradescantia virginicaThis antique chromolithograph was made in 1878 and is from 'The Flowers and Ferns of the United States' by Thomas Meehan.Meehan was Professor of Vegetable Physiology for the Pennsylvania State Board of Agriculture. He was also the editor of Th..
16 x 10cm (6.5 x 4 inches).This antique lithograph was made in London in the 1850s by the famous Sowerby family, well known for their high quality illustrations of the natural world. They were made to educate the general population in natural history. The Victorians were very interested in natural h..
28.5 x 22cm (11.3 x 8.5 inches).Scorpion,Spiders,Flies,Bees 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 a genuine ..
30.5 x 23.3cm (12 x 9 inches).The images include butterflies and insects. The spider is entitled 'My existance depends on cunning' This antique engraving of heraldry was made in the 1840s by Thomas Jack. Heraldry is a system of visual identification - think of it as an early form of branding ! Noble..
28 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).Genus Tarantula, Phalangium and othersThis exquisitely detailed engraving is from a set made in London by Abraham Rees in the period 1797-1820. It is an antique, not a modern reproduction. Many of the prints in this set were engraved from artwork by Sydenham Edwards, a m..
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..
Paper Size: 24 x 15 cm (9.5 x 6 inches)Apis, Aphis and AraneaThis exquisitely detailed copper plate engraving is from a rare set published in London by John Mason Good between 1806 and 1813 titled Pantologia. Many were by Sydenham Edwards, a multi-talented gentleman also well known for his superb bo..