Antique print-NATURAL HISTORY-ARMADILLO-MANIS-PANGOLIN-SCALY ANTEATER-Rees-1820

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original etching/engraving on a velin type watermarked paper. on paper.

Size in cm: The overall size is ca. 21 x 27 cm. The image size is ca. 19 x 24 cm. Size in inch: The overall size is ca. 8.3 x 10.6 inch. The image size is ca. 7.5 x 9.4 inch.

Part Quadrupeds. Unnumbered plate titled: Mammalia, genus Manis, genus Dasypus. It shows: 1. Manis pentadactyla (Short-tailed Manis), 2. Manis Tetradactyla (Long-tailed Manis), 3. Dasypus Sexcinctus (Six-banded Armadillo), 4. Dasypus Novemcinctus (Nine-banded Armadillo), 5. Dasypus Duodecemcinctus (Twelve-banded Armadillo). This original antique print originates from Rees’ ‘The Cyclopaedia. or, Universal Dictionary opf Arts, Sciences and Literature’. This important 19th-century encyclopedic work was published in serialized form from 1802 to 1820. The entire Cyclopaedia consisted of 39 volumes of text, 5 volumes of plates and an atlas.Artists and Engravers: Engraved by J. Scott after Sydenham Teast Edwards.

Condition: Very good, given age. General age-related toning and mild foxing. Please study scan carefully.

Keywords: ANTIQUE PRINT-NATURAL HISTORY-ARMADILLO-MANIS-PANGOLIN-SCALY ANTEATER-REES

(PCO) C212-14

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