Auction 99, Lot 678

"The Art of Natural History: Animal Illustrators and Their Work", Dance, S. Peter

Subject: Reference - Natural History

Period: 1978 (dated)

Publication: Overlook Press


10 x 13.3 inches
25.4 x 33.8 cm

This richly illustrated, over-sized book surveys the development of animal illustration from its origins through the periods of its finest achievement. The book covers the subject comprehensively and includes striking insect pictures from Holland, exquisite French bird and mammal engravings, and beautiful anthropomorphic illustrations from German popular natural history books. 224 pp, including index and biographical notes. Hardbound in rust cloth with illustrated dustjacket.


Condition: A+

Estimate: $60 - $70

Sold for: $30

Closed on 6/12/2002