Auction 92, Lot 397

"Description de Quadrupedes Oiseaux & Reptiles les plus curieux quie se trouvent dans La Guinee Dessinez sur les lieux d'apres le naturel", Chatelain, Henry Abraham

Subject: African Animals

Period: 1720 (circa)


Color: Black & White

17 x 14.5 inches
43.2 x 36.8 cm

An interesting sheet of French text describing the various animals found in West Africa. The two center engravings depict animals, reptiles and birds. At each side are hunting scenes featuring an elephant hunt and another of wild boars.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/13/2000