Copper engraving, double-plated, plate for image 248 x 190mm, 9¾ x 7½". Plate for border 336 x 272mm. 13¼ x 10¾". Large margins.
Calchus, son of Thestor, was on Argive seer, with a gift for interpreting the flight of birds that he received of Apollo, "as an augur, Calchas had no rival in the camp". He also interprets the entrails of the enemy during the tide of battle.
[Ref: 23869] £120.00