"[Lot of 10 - Butterflies]", Hubner, Jacob
Period: 1806 (circa)
Color: Hand Color
7 x 8 inches
17.8 x 20.3 cm
Ten lovely plates from this seminal work on entomology. Each is a finely rendered copper engraving and hand colored. Hubner was one of the first specialists to work on butterflies and moths and identified many new species.
Bit of light soil with some damp stains in margins.