"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.