Perdix Francolinus Lath & Perdix Borealis Tem Two Partridge's CL.X.AVES.ORD.II. GALLINAE.FAM.III.ALECTOR

By: GEORG AUGUST GOLDFUSS

Price: £400.00

Quantity: 1 available


Held in attractive wooden frame, with inner gilt border, with Glass front. Framed by The Quality Framing Company Sebastian D’Orsai. Engraved Size: 47 x 58 cm Frame Size 59cm x 69cm In very good condition. A beautiful Example. Original antique print made in lithographic technique, hand colored, taken from the famous work "Naturalis Atlas" published in Düsseldorf from 1824 to 1842. The quality of the hand colouring is of the very best. Goldfuss, A prolific author, he published numerous books and articles on zoology, and identified new species such as the koala and the Cervidae (deer). Goldfuss is renowned for his major study of invertebrate fossils found in Germany, Petrefacta Germaniae (1826-1844), which remained unfinished at his death, and for Naturhistorischer Atlas Naturalist Atlas (Dusseldorf: 1824-43), a comprehensive illustrated study of animals. These bird engravings are extremely rare especially found in such excellent condition.

Title: Perdix Francolinus Lath & Perdix Borealis Tem Two Partridge's CL.X.AVES.ORD.II. GALLINAE.FAM.III.ALECTOR

Author Name: GEORG AUGUST GOLDFUSS

Categories: Coloured copperplate engravings.,

Publisher: Dusseldorf 1824:

Seller ID: 80908

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