18th Century European Butterfly,Esper,Schmetterlinge,Hermione hand colored Engraving

$235.60

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A masterfully hand colored copper engraving of butterflies from a fragment of

Esper, E. J. C.

Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur...

Erlangen, 1777.

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.


Shipping : I take huge pride in packing since it is a delicate and important part . This print will come in an acid free backing board as well as in an acid free sleeve.


Authenticity : All our prints are guaranteed to be an original. If you like us to include a copy of book cover will be happy to.

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