A masterfully hand colored copper engraving of butterflies from a fragment of
Esper, E. J. C.
Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur...
The engraving was painstakingly and masterfully hand colored at the time of publication.
Bibliographical information: Nissen, ZBI 1316.
Esper's work is generally considered to be one of the most beautiful Books on Butterflies.
Size of the leaf : ca. 9.75”x 7.75" (245 mm x 195 mm). approx
Verso is blank
Condition: As shown, in excellent condition on hand-made paper with an armorial watermark. The leaf shows minimal evidence of aging and storage: soiling, or spotting, original paper flaws or impurities, tears, edge or margin flaws, etc.
Rarity : Extremely Rare and becoming hard to find.
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