Item #995 Spotted-Tail Quoll and Platypus. After Charles Alexandre Lesueur.

Spotted-Tail Quoll and Platypus

Copper-line engraving with original hand-colouring. C1815. 235mm by 185mm (platemark). From 'Bilderbuch Zum Nutzen und Vergnugen Der Jugend' by Friedrich Justin Bertuch (1747-1822), an encyclopaedic collection of Interesting Animals, Plants, Flowers, Fruits, Minerals, Costumes, Antiquities and other Interesting Objects published in multiple volumes between 1801 and 1815. The images are copied from 'A Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Hemisphere...' by François Peron and Louis Freycinet. L'Imprimerie Impèriale, Paris 1807-16. CONDITION : Excellent original colour. One tiny indentation in the image. Slightly unevenly trimmed at the top. Item #995

Price: $180.00

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