"[Lot of 45 Engravings]",
Subject: Natural History
Period: 1854 (circa)
Publication: L. Curmer's Histoire Naturelle des Oiseaux
Color: Hand Color
5.5 x 8 inches
14 x 20.3 cm
Collection of plates from Curmer's multi-volume set. Lot includes 12 large cats and Africa game, 2 weasels, 7 squirrels and rodents, 3 bears, 3 dogs, 3 apes, 13 birds, wart hog, kangaroo, 2 gorillas, Orangutan, Jaguar, Lions, Panther, Zebra, Bengal Tiger, Koala Bear, Grizzly Bear, Peacocks, Albatross, and the most outrageous squirrel ever seen. Size is approximate for all. Mixture of hand tinted and early tinted lithographs.
Evenly toned on sound paper. Some with a light scattered foxing.