This listing is for an 1854 print from engraving drawn by Captain Brown and engraved by J. Scott.
A fascinating engraving showing approx one hundred types of shells etc. There are no ref. to the manes of the shells etc. but they include:
Argonauta argo - Type of Octopus
Buccinum undatum - Common Whelk
Anatomy of Buccinum undatum
Cytherea chione or Meretrix chione - Smooth Clam
Pecten jacobaeus, miel - Scallop
Balanus Communis - Type of Barnacle
Pinna nobilis - Noble Pen Shell aka Fan Mussel
Turbo Littoreus - Periwinkle
Helix Aspersa - Snail
And many many more
Provenance: From a series of engravings in Oliver Goldsmith's History of the Earth and Animated Nature; Publisher: Blackie and Son, Glasgow, Edinburgh & London 1854
The print measures 240 x 145 mm ( 9.5 x 5.75 " ) approx. It has a blank reverse. It has a considerable amount of age yellowing with handling marks, please refer to scans for condition. There are binding witness marks to left edge - 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. The term "an original print" is an 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, woodcut etc. Many prints inevitably would have been originally bound in a book at some time
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