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    1746
    EDWARDS
    Title:
    Itinera Varia Auctoris
    Date:
    C1746
    Artist:
    George Edwards
    Image Size:
    160mm x 210mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Copper engraving with original hand colouring
    Stock Number:
    BI 1746 EDWA (020)
    Description:

    Famous curiosity issued as a frontispiece in George Edward's 'A Natural History of Uncommon Birds'.

    The map shows the tracks of Edwards travels in England and Europe between 1718 & 1730. Confusingly the natural history shown are from warmer climates.

    From top:

    1. The beak of the Egyptian Ibis

    2. Male and female stag beetles from Borneo

    3. The L east Hummingbird of Jamaica.

     

    C18th impression on watermarked laid paper.

    Reference: SHIRLEY: 34 

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    1807
    DANIEL
    Title:
    Lantern Fly
    Date:
    C1807
    Artist:
    William Daniell
    Image Size:
    110mm x 180mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    N/A
    Stock Number:
    ZOOG ENT 012 ()
    Description:
    From Wood's 'Zoography'
  3.  
    Atella

    Title:
    Atella Double. Messaras Doubl. Euptoieta Doubl. Phyciodes.
    Date:
    C1888
    Artist:
    O.Staudinger
    Image Size:
    300mm x 210mm
    Condition:
    In good condition
    Technique:
    Lithograph with original hand colouring.
    Stock Number:
    ENT 1888 STA 36 (C086)
    Description:

    Lithograph from Otto Staudinger's Exotische Schmetterlinge (“Exotic day butterflies).

  4.  
    BEETLE
    1833
    Title:
    Prionus Hayesii
    Date:
    C1823
    Artist:
    J.O. Westwood
    Image Size:
    335mm x 280mm
    Condition:
    Some offsetting, otherwise in good condition. Centre fold as issued.
    Technique:
    N/A
    Stock Number:
    TOTZS 0116112 ()
    Description:
    From volume 1 of the Transactions of the Zoological Society. Printed on watermarked paper dated 1833. Rare.
  5.  
    BEETLES
    1820
    Title:
    Entomology
    Date:
    C1820
    Artist:
    Abraham Rees (1743–1825-1825)
    Image Size:
    260mm x 200mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    N/A
    Stock Number:
    TCOUD ENT 008 ()
    Description:
    From Abraham Rees's Cyclopaedia, or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature Order Coleoptera. Genus Cryptocephalus, G.Crioceris, G.Hispa, G.Bruchus, G.Pausus.
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    BEETLES
    1820
    Title:
    Entomology Order Coleoptera
    Date:
    C1820
    Artist:
    Abraham Rees (1743–1825-1825)
    Image Size:
    260mm x 200mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    N/A
    Stock Number:
    TCOUD ENT 011 ()
    Description:
    From Abraham Rees's Cyclopaedia, or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature Order Coleoptera. Genus Cerambyx-G.Prionus-G.Lamia-G.Clytus-G.Saperda-G.Rhagium.
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  7.  
    BEETLES
    1820
    Title:
    Entomology Order Coleoptera
    Date:
    C1820
    Artist:
    Abraham Rees (1743–1825-1825)
    Image Size:
    260mm x 200mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    N/A
    Stock Number:
    TCOUD ENT 006 ()
    Description:
    From Abraham Rees's Cyclopaedia, or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature Entomology order Coleoptera G.Lytta-G.Meloe-G.Mordella-G.Mylabris-G.Staphylinus-G.Forficula.
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    BEETLES
    1820
    Title:
    Entomology Order Coleoptera
    Date:
    C1820
    Artist:
    Abraham Rees (1743–1825-1825)
    Image Size:
    260mm x 200mm
    Condition:
    One spot to right hand side, otherwise in good condition.
    Technique:
    N/A
    Stock Number:
    TCOUD ENT 012 ()
    Description:
    From Abraham Rees's Cyclopaedia, or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. Genus Dytiscus
  9.  
    BEETLES
    1820
    Title:
    Entomology Order Coleoptera Genus Cicindela
    Date:
    C1820
    Artist:
    Abraham Rees (1743–1825-1825)
    Image Size:
    260mm x 200mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    N/A
    Stock Number:
    TCOUD ENT 010 ()
    Description:
    From Abraham Rees, The Cyclopaedia, or Universal Dictionary
  10.  
    BEETLES
    1820
    Title:
    Entomology Order Coleoptera Genus Opatrum - G.Tritoma - G.Tetratoma - G.Cassida
    Date:
    C1820
    Artist:
    Abraham Rees (1743–1825-1825)
    Image Size:
    260mm x 200mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    N/A
    Stock Number:
    TCOUD ENT 009 ()
    Description:
    From Abraham Rees, The Cyclopaedia, or Universal Dictionary Genus Opatrum - G.Tritoma - G.Tetratoma - G.Cassida
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    BUTTERFLIES
    1888
    Title:
    Ceratinia Hubn.
    Date:
    C1888
    Artist:
    Otto Staudinger (1830-1900)
    Image Size:
    310mm x 214mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Lithograph with original hand colouring.
    Stock Number:
    ENT 1888 STA 028 (C086)
    Description:
    Lithograph from Otto Staudinger's Exotische Schmetterlinge (“Exotic day butterflies).
  12.  
    BUTTERFLIES
    1888
    Title:
    Eucheira Westw.
    Date:
    C1888
    Artist:
    Otto Staudinger (1830-1900)
    Image Size:
    295mm x 310mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Lithograph with original hand colouring.
    Stock Number:
    ENT 1886 STA 016 (C086)
    Description:

    Lithograph from Otto Staudinger's Exotische Schmetterlinge (“Exotic day butterflies).

  13.  
    BUTTERFLIES
    1920
    Title:
    [Butterflies]
    Date:
    C1920
    Artist:
    Unknown
    Image Size:
    70mm x 60mm
    Condition:
    In good condition, laid onto archival linen.
    Technique:
    Hand coloured engraving.
    Stock Number:
    MBLS 1910232 FR (FR)
    Description:

    Rare large format matchbox label designed and published in Sweden.

    With the rapid growth of matchbox production at the start of the 20th century, label design became the key differential point between brands. This importance of branding acted as the catalyst to the creation of innovative and important label designs, with many influencing both the design and topography industry for years to come.

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    BUTTERFLIES-IMPERIAL WHITE
    1878
    Title:
    Pieris (Thyca) Harpalyce (Don) [Imperial White] [Imperial White]
    Date:
    C1878
    Artist:
    Arthur Bartholomew (1834-1909)
    Image Size:
    205mm x 130mm
    Condition:
    Small tears to outer sheet edge, otherwise in good condition.
    Technique:
    N/A
    Stock Number:
    ZOV 01009 ENT (DRW04)
    Description:

    Common Name:  Imperial White, Imperial White Butterfly
    Modern Binomial Name: Delias harpalyce
    Distribution: NSW, VIC

    From McCoy, Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria.

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    BUTTERFLIES-YPHTHIMA HEW
    1888
    Title:
    Yphthima Hew
    Date:
    C1888
    Artist:
    O.Staudinger
    Image Size:
    295mm x 210mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Lithgraph with original hand colouring
    Stock Number:
    ENT 1888 STA 83 (C086)
    Description:

    Lithograph from Otto Staudinger's Exotische Schmetterlinge (“Exotic day butterflies).

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    BUTTERFLYS-ADMIRAL & PAINTED LADY
    1890
    Title:
    Fig. 1-4. Pyrameis Itea. Australian Admiral Butterfly. Fig. 5-8 Pyrameis Kershawi. The Blue-Spotted Painted-Lady Butterfly.
    Date:
    C1890
    Artist:
    John James Wilde (1824-1900)
    Image Size:
    210mm x 140mm
    Condition:
    Repaired tear on centre right hand side, otherwise in good condition.
    Technique:
    Hand coloured engraving.
    Stock Number:
    ZOV 200198 INSECT (DRW04)
    Description:

    Figure 1 - 4

    Common Name: Australian Admiral
    Modern Binomial Name: Vanessa itea

    Figure 5 -8 

    Common Name: Australian Painted Lady
    Modern Binomial Name: Vanessa Kershawi

    From Frederick McCoy's, "Natural history of Victoria; Prodromus of the zoology of Victoria; or figures and descriptions of the living species of all classes of the Victorian indigenous animals"

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    CICADAS-REDEYE & GREENGROCER
    1880
    Title:
    Figure 1. The Great Black, or Manna cicada [Redeye], Cicada moerens [Psaltoda Moerens]. Figure 4. The Great Green Cicada [Masked Devil, green grocer], Cyclochila australasiæ
    Date:
    C1880
    Artist:
    Arthur Bartholomew (1834-1909)
    Image Size:
    250mm x 150mm
    Condition:
    In good condition.
    Technique:
    Original colour lithograph
    Stock Number:
    ZOV 05050 ENT (DRW04)
    Description:

    Figure 1.
    Common name: Redeye
    Modern binomial name: Psaltoda Moerens
    Distribution: SA, VIC, NSW, QLD, TAS

    Figure 4.
    Common name: Greengrocer
    Modern binomial name: Cyclochila australasiae
    Distribution: 

    From McCoy, Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria.

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    DRURY

    Title:
    Cetonia Marginata
    Date:
    C1837
    Artist:
    D Drury
    Image Size:
    210mm x 165mm
    Technique:
    Original hand coloured copper engraving.
    Stock Number:
    ENT 1837 DRUR 32 B ()
  19.  
    DRURY

    Title:
    Copris Sulcatus
    Date:
    C1837
    Artist:
    D Drury
    Image Size:
    210mm x 165mm
    Technique:
    Original hand coloured copper engraving
    Stock Number:
    ENT 1837 DRUR 35 A ()
  20.  
    DRURY

    Title:
    Diaprepes Spengleri
    Date:
    C1837
    Artist:
    D Drury
    Image Size:
    210mm x 165mm
    Technique:
    Original hand coloured engraving in the crayon manner.
    Stock Number:
    ENT 1837 DRUR 32 A ()
  21.  
    DRURY
    1837
    Title:
    Empusa Pennicornis
    Date:
    C1837
    Artist:
    D Drury
    Image Size:
    210mm x 165mm
    Technique:
    Original hand coloured copper engraving
    Stock Number:
    ENT 1837 DRUR 50 B ()
  22.  
    DRURY
    1837
    Title:
    Lamia Cancriformis
    Date:
    C1837
    Artist:
    D Drury
    Image Size:
    210mm x 165mm
    Technique:
    Original hand coloured copper engraving.
    Stock Number:
    ENT 1837 DRUR 35 B ()
  23.  
    DRURY
    1837
    Title:
    Lamia Mirabilis
    Date:
    C1837
    Artist:
    D Drury
    Image Size:
    210mm x 165mm
    Technique:
    Original hand coloured copper engraving.
    Stock Number:
    ENT 1837 DRUR 31 ()
  24.  
    DRURY
    1837
    Title:
    Leptoscelis Pictus
    Date:
    C1837
    Artist:
    D Drury
    Image Size:
    210mm x 165mm
    Technique:
    Original hand coloured copper engraving
    Stock Number:
    ENT 1837 DRUR 45 A ()
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