I recently acquired a vast collection of Antique 19th Century Book Plate. This one is from the Naturalist Library from W.H. Lizars. This piece is hand colored, and color has remained vibrant. The information I have found state these as rare pieces. This one is in excellent condition, with some wrinkle to the left edge, as well as some subtle yellowing.
Perfect for framing, or to incorporate into something new and wonderful. Each has a hand written price in pencil on the back of 25.00 - 30.00. The backs are blank. This is Plate 26. Please look closely at the photos, as they best show condition.
This plate is originally from the book Sir William Jardine's "The Naturalist's Library: Introduction to Entomology Vol. I", published in 1840. Printed in 1840 by W.H. Lizars, Edinburgh. This original print is over 170 years old.
Plate measures about 4.25" x 6.5"
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