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J.D. Meyer - Vorstellungen allerley Thiere mit ihren Gerippe. Plate XLII, Der Aal & Der sceletirte Aal - 1752

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15-01-2018 18:57:55

Exceptional hand-coloured engraving - first edition - very rare

Condition: Very good
Language: French, German
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication year: 1752
Author: Meyer, J. D.
Book Title: "Der Aal - L'anguille" - "Der Sceletirte Aal....
Number of Books: 2
Publisher: A. Bieling
Binding/ Material: Loose page
Extras: Signed by illustrator
Subject: Biology
Object: Single Sheet

"Der Aal - L'anguille" - "Der Sceletirte Aal - Le squelette de L'anguille"

Nürnberg, A. Bieling, 1752. Folio-size (37,6 x 25,3 cm). Well preserved hand-painted engraving of fish. Printed and contemporarily hand-coloured.

Printed signature lower left corner: "J.D. Meyer.."

Angenehmer und nuetzlicher Zeit-Vertreib mit Betrachtung curioser Vorstellungen allerhand kriechender, fliegender und schwimmender, auf dem Land und im Wasser sich befindender und naehrender Thiere, sowohl nach ihrer Gestalt und aeusserlichen Beschaffenheit als auch nach der accuratest davon verfertigten Structur ihrer Scelete oder Bein-Coerper/ nebst einer deutlichen so physicalisch und anatomisch besonders aber osteologisch und mechanischen Beschreibung derselben nach der Natur gezeichnet, gemahlet, in Kupfer gestochen und verlegt.

As mentioned in the well-known bibliographies; Anker, 338; Nissen IVB, 630; Schlenker, 235.1.

This print in excellent condition. A neat contemporary hand-written French translation beneath each printed caption. No creases, dents or tears present.

Wonderful Early Naturalist Ichthyology Print, very special, rarily seen.

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