Antique print-NATURAL HISTORY-AMPHIBIAN-LIZARD-SALAMANDER-CHAMAELEON-Rees-1820

Price: € 59,50

Subject: Part Amphibia. Plate VIII titled: Genus Lacerta. It shows: 1. L. Salamandra (Salamander), 2. L. Vittata (Forked L.), 3. L. Chameleon (Chamaeleon), 4. L. Agilis (Green L.), 5. L. Lemniscata (Eight-Lined L.).
Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and mild foxing. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: original etching/engraving on a velin type watermarked paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 21 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 19.5 x 23 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8.3 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 7.7 x 9.1 inch.
Part Number: 34913
Location: C227-02
Description: This original antique print originates from Rees' 'The Cyclopaedia; or, Universal Dictionary opf Arts, Sciences and Literature'. This important 19th-century encyclopedic work was published in serialized form from 1802 to 1820. The entire Cyclopaedia consisted of 39 volumes of text, 5 volumes of plates and an atlas.

Artists and Engravers: Engraved by Milton after Sydenham Teast Edwards.