Auction 106, Lot 577

"[Lot of 4]", Various

Subject: Animals

Period: 1748-1800 (circa)


Color: Black & White

See Description

Group of copper engravings of animals discovered during voyages of exploration. 1) Lionne Marine (5.5 x 7.2") by J.V. Schley, c. 1750 shows a sea lion. 2) Eene Zee Leeuwin. Une Lionne Marine (15.5 x 8.2") dated 1748, by F. de Bakker, shows a sea lion with a pup. 3) Een Ys-Beer (9 x 6.2") anonymous, shows a polar bear. 4) De Zee-Otter (9 x 6.4") by I.S. Klauber, is a representation of a sea otter. The latter two are from a Dutch edition of Cook's Voyages, c. 1800.


Condition: A

All folding as issued.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $75

Closed on 3/3/2004