Auction 112, Lot 728

"[Lot of 6 - Butterflies]", Hubner, Jacob

Subject: Insects

Period: 1806 (circa)

Publication: Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge

Color: Hand Color

Size:
6.5 x 8 inches
16.5 x 20.3 cm

Six lovely plates from this seminal work on entomology each finely rendered and hand colored. Hubner was one of the first specialists to work on butterflies and moths and identified many new species.

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Condition: A

Couple of small spots in margins.

Estimate: $120 - $160

Sold for: $90

Closed on 9/28/2005

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