Antique print-NATURAL HISTORY-SNAKE-AMPHIBIAN-HYDRUS-LANGAYA-Rees-1820

Price: € 52,50

Subject: Part Amphibia. Plate VI titled: Genus Hydrus, g. Langaya, g. Acrochordius. It shows: 1. H. Colubrinus (Colubrine Hydra), 2. H. Bicolor (Black-Backed Hydrus), 3. L. Nasuta (Snowted Langaya), 4. A. Dubius (Doubtful Acrochordius).
Condition: Very good, given age, tiny tear in the right margin. 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. 20 x 23.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8.3 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 7.9 x 9.3 inch.
Part Number: 34910
Location: C212-48
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.