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[Animals.]
[Animals.]
[n.d., c.1820.]
Pencil drawings, 18th century watermark; Sheet: 250 x 190mm (9¾ x 7½"). Laid on album sheet.
A collection of drawings on animals including a kangaroo, a mastiff, a lion dog and a spaniel.
[Ref: 46203]   £190.00   (£228.00 incl.VAT)
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L'Éléphant.
L'Éléphant.
Janet Lange del. Mme Fournier sc.
[n.d., c.1839.]
Hand-coloured engraving. Sheet: 175 x 240mm (7 x 9½").
A portrait of an elephant set in an asian landscape, in the background figures ride and drive laden elephants. An illustration to 'Oeuvres complets de Buffon' 1839.
[Ref: 46426]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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The Young Elephant lately presented to his Majesty.
The Young Elephant lately presented to his Majesty.
Oct.r 1763. Gent Mag.
Engraving. Plate: 120 x 190mm (4¾ x 7½"). Light foxing.
A portrait of an elephant presented to George III for the Royal Menagerie. An illustration from the Gentleman's Magazine in 1763.
[Ref: 46427]   £70.00   (£84.00 incl.VAT)
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Halesia, Monadelphia Dodecandria Monogynia Systematis Sexualis Linnaei.
Halesia, Monadelphia Dodecandria Monogynia Systematis Sexualis Linnaei. To the Rev.d D.r Stephen Hales F.R.S. &c. &c. the Author of the incomparable Vegetables Staticks, This rare Shrub lately sent over by Alexander Garden M.D. of Charlestown, from Saluda in the N. West part of S. Carolina, is humbley dedicated by his much oblig'd Friend & Serv.t. John Ellis.
[n.d., c.1750.]
Engraving. 18th century watermark. Sheet: 410 x 270mm (16 x 10½"). Trimmed. 2 tears on right.
A diagram of the Halesia, also known as the silverbell or snowdrop tree. The print is dedicated to clergyman Rev. Dr. Stephen Hales (1677-1761) a scientist who studied botany and naturalist John Ellis (1710-1776) named the plant after him.
[Ref: 46213]   £220.00  

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Papyrus.
Papyrus.
Designed by W. Daniell.
[n.d., c.1807.]
Aquatint. Sheet: 130 x 210mm (5 x 8¼"). Trimmed to platemark
A view illustrating the natural habitat of the papyrus plant, shown alongside two egrets with the pyramids in the distance. An illustration from 'Zoography' by W. Wood published in 3 vols. 1807.
[Ref: 45960]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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Pholas.
Pholas.
Designed by W. Daniell.
[n.d., c.1807.]
Aquatint. Sheet: 130 x 210mm (5 x 8¼"). Trimmed to platemark.
A portrait of a marine bivalve mollusc, depicted on a beach. An illustration from 'Zoography' by W. Wood published in 3 vols. 1807.
[Ref: 45958]   £50.00   (£60.00 incl.VAT)
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Rhinoceros Bicornis. Unicornis. Plate CCCCXXXVIII.
Rhinoceros Bicornis. Unicornis. Plate CCCCXXXVIII.
A. Bell Prin. Wal. Sculptor fecit.
[n.d., c.1790's.]
Engraving, 1789 watermark; Plate: 210 x 165mm (8¼ x 6½").
Two portraits of rhinoceros, the top being a Sumatran rhino and the lower an Indian rhino. An illustration from the 3rd edition of Andrew Bell's 'Encyclopaedia Britannica' published in 1797. Together with Colin Macfarquhar, Andrew Bell (1726-1809) founded the Encyclopaedia Britannica in Edinburgh.
[Ref: 46428]   £60.00   (£72.00 incl.VAT)
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A Tiger.
A Tiger.
J.J. 1836. [J. Jebb]
Lithograph. Sheet 230 x 315mm (9 x 12½"). Trimmed, laid on album paper, stained.
Head of a tiger, showing its teeth.
The BM example, 1930,1125.1, has the pencil attribution of 'J Jebb'.
[Ref: 46402]   £140.00   (£168.00 incl.VAT)
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A Tigress.
A Tigress.
J.J. 1836. [J. Jebb]
Lithograph. Sheet 320 x 225mm (12½ x 8¾") Trimmed, laid on album paper, stained.
Head of a tigress
The BM example, 1930,1125.2, has the pencil mss. 'From a sketch taken at the Zoological Gardens. J. Jebb."
[Ref: 46403]   £180.00   (£216.00 incl.VAT)
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Turtle.
Turtle.
Designed by W. Daniell.
[n.d., c.1807.]
Aquatint. Sheet: 130 x 210mm (5 x 8¼"). Trimmed to platemark.
A portrait of a turtle, depicted on a beach with a ship in the distance. An illustration from 'Zoography' by W. Wood published in 3 vols. 1807.
[Ref: 45959]   £65.00   (£78.00 incl.VAT)
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