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..
27.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).Shows Russia, India, Tibet, Persia, Arabia, China, Japan. Borneo, New Guinea, Java etc.Mapmaker: George Kearsley. Date: 1802. Map made before Hong Kong existedThis beautiful antique map is from a the first edition of the rare "English Encyclopedia", made for George Kea..
56 x 47 cm (22.5 x 18.5 inches).Foldout mapThis beautiful, large map is from the last decorative hand colored atlas from England, The The Royal Illustrated Atlas Of Modern Geography, which was published in 27 parts from 1854-62 by A. Fullarton and Company of London and Edinburgh. It was printed via ..
41 x 30 cm (16 x 11.75 inches).Lord of Derby's Parakeet (Paleornus derbianus)India and TibetThis species is sadly registered as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List.John Gould was the enterprising genius behind the creation of 2999 different handcolored lithographic plates of birds and animals. He ..
27.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).Also shows Maldive Islands, Ceylon, Lacadive Islands, Andeman and Nicobar Islands. Neighbouring borderlands of Tibet, Burma and SiamMapmaker: George Kearsley. Date: 1802. Inset remark Territories ceded to the British by Tippoo Sultan in year 1792This beautiful antiqu..
25.5 x 16.5 cm (10 x 6.5 inches)This vintage lithograph is by Friederich Wilhelm Kuhnert, and was made in1894 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 condition. T..
25 x 16 cm (10 x 6.5 inches)Tibet,ChinaThis hand colored engraving is from a set published in London in the 1860s by Fullarton and Company of London and Edinburgh, and was made to educate the general population about natural history. It was made by steel plate engraving and has original, hand painte..
27.5 x 20 cm (10.5 x 8 inches).TibetThis 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 ..
33 x 25 cm (13 x 9.5 inches).Ursus americanusTibet, North AmericaThis 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 th..
29 x 21.5 (11.5 x 8.5)Chrysolophus pictusChina,TibetThis 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 anima..