1837 Large Idea Danaid Butterflies, Hand-colored Antique Entomology Print
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1837 Large Idea Danaid Butterflies, Hand-colored Antique Entomology Print :
1837 Large Idea Danaid Butterflies, Hand-Colored Antique Entomology Print
This is an authentic antique print with original hand-coloredfinish. Rescued from a dis-bounded volume of The Naturalist's Library by Sir William Jardine, published in 1837.
Size: Approx.16cm x 10cm - 6.29 inches x 3.93 inches)
Sir William Jardine, 7th Baronet of Applegirth, Dumfriesshire (23 February 1800, Edinburgh to 21 November 1874, Sandown, Isle of Wight) was a Scottish naturalist. Jardine made natural history available to all levels of Victorian society by editing and issuing the hugely popular forty volumes of The Naturalist's Library (1833-1843). The series was divided into four main sections:Ornithology (14 volumes), Mammalia (13 volumes), Entomology (7 volumes), and Ichthyology (6 volumes); each prepared by a leading naturalist. James Duncan wrote the insect volumes. The artists responsible for the illustrations included Edward Lear. The work was published in Edinburgh by W. H. Lizars. The frontispiece is a portrait of Latreille Jardine's other publications included an edition of Gilbert White's Natural History of Selborne which re-established White's reputation, Illustrations of Ornithology (1825–43), and an affordable edition of Alexander Wilson'sBirds of America.
Paper toning in accordance with the print's age. Marks/stains as per scan. Wear around the edges and minor losses to paper might be present in some prints. All the prints from the series originated from an ex-library disassembled volume. Some prints might bear a library seal/watermark as visible by the scans presented.Please refer to each prints scan to get a better understanding of the condition.
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