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An1837 hand coloured print from engraving showing birds with associated anatomical diagrams, beaks etc:
The Great Black Bqacked Gull - Larus marinus. L.
The Common Tern or Sea Swallow - Sterna hirundo. L.
Bill of the Noddy - noddi sterna stolida. L.
Bill of the Black Skimmer - Rhychops nigra. L.
Provenance: The Animal Kingdom - Arranged According To Its Organization etc by Baron Cuvier - With Figures Designed After nature The Crustacea, Arachnides and Insecta by M. Latreille. Published by G. Henderson 2 Old Bailey, Ludgate hill, London 1834
Pierre André Latreille (1762 – 1833) was a French zoologist who documented work and important papers for the Mémoires du Muséum, and entries in the Nouveau Dictionnaire d'Histoire Naturelle on entomological subjects. Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric Cuvier born Montbéliard 1769–1832 aka Georges Cuvier, was a French naturalist and zoologist.
It measures overall 218mm x 125 mm ( 8.5 x 5 inches) approximately. There is a little age yellowing and a few spots of foxing - please check the larger picture for condition
This item will be shipped flat in a board backed envelope, and protected inside that envelope by a plastic sleeve
"Info." in the description refers to my research.
The term "an original print" is a pictorial image made in a manner which allows it to be multiplied, and originating from the date stated. This includes examples of various methods of printmaking including engravings, etchings, woodcuts etc. Many prints inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time
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