"[Lot of 7 - Butterflies]", Hubner, Jacob
Period: 1806 (circa)
Publication: Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge
Color: Hand Color
6.5 x 8 inches
16.5 x 20.3 cm
Seven lovely plates from this seminal work on entomology. Each is finely rendered and hand colored. Hubner was one of the first specialists to work on butterflies and moths and identified many new species.
Some minor stains in a couple of plates.