Antique print-NATURAL HISTORY-SNAKE-AMPHIBIAN-SIREN-EEL SHAPED-Rees-1820

Price: € 52,50

Subject: Part Amphibia. Plate VI titled: Genus Siren. It shows: 1. S. Lacertina (Eel-Shaped Siren), 2. S. Anouina (Anguina S.).
Condition: Very good, given age, a small tear in the left margin (not affecting image). 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. 18 x 20 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 8.3 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 7.1 x 7.9 inch.
Part Number: 34911
Location: C227-01
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.