The Duck-Billed Playpus. Ornithorhynchus Paradoxus.
Published under the Direction of the Committee of General Literature and Education, appointed by the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. [n.d., c.1853.] Coloured wood engraving with letterpress. Printed area 250 x 250mm (9¾ x 9¾"). Slight tear on right. A platypus, the semi-aquatic mammal of eastern Australia, and Tasmania.
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