Finch & Skeleton

Finch & Skeleton

$185

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Description

This very rare and unusual folio engraving is from Johann Daniel Meyer’s Angenehmer und Nuetzlicher Zeit-vertreib mit Betrachtung Curioser Vorstellungen Allerhand kriechender, fliegender und schwimmender, auf dem Land und im Wasser sich befindender und naehrender THIERE…. The work was published in Nuremberg by J. J. Fleischmann between 1748 and 1752. The natural history work features birds, mammals, reptiles, and fish with their skeletons. All of the plates were drawn and etched by Meyer himself.

Additional information

Date

1748-1752

Paper Size

~ 11 1/2" by 17 1/4"

Plate Condition

The work is in very good to excellent condition overall. There are sometimes a few light marks or fox marks, mostly unobtrusive, to the paper. Please review the image below carefully for condition

Print Author

Johann Daniel Meyer

Style

Originally Hand-colored Engraving

Work

Angenehmer und Nuetzlicher Zeit-vertreib mit Betrachtung Curioser Vorstellungen Allerhand….