Darvill's Rare Prints, fine antique prints and rare maps since 1918! Darvill's Rare Prints, fine antique prints and rare maps since 1918!
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George Shaw and Frederick P. Nodder
The Naturalist's Miscellany 1789-1813, London


Original 200-year-old copperplate engravings with hand-colouring
Sheet size: varies according to trimming, but approx. 5.75 x 9.75 inches.
The paper varies from softly aged to quite white, with little or no foxing and excellent overall condition. 

Dedicated to the Most Illustrious Princess, Charlotte, Queen of Great Britain, The Naturalist's Miscellany contains works of such beauty and originality that it is beloved by all who see it. The prints are hand-colored engravings on strong Whatman paper, with the occasional Whatman watermark or date. The prints are in remarkable condition for a work that is 200 years old, with the colors of a beauty and vividness unsurpassed to this day in the world of hand-coloured prints. Darvill's Rare Prints is pleased to offer a selection of prints from this most curiously whimsical and humorous collection of prints.

Mammals       Birds     Reptiles      Frogs, Turtles      Snakes      Insects      Fish      Crabs      Corals      Sealife      Shells


Plate 408
Plate 408
(no text) crab
$85


Plate 524 Crested Crab
Plate 524
Crested Crab
$85


Plate 496 Slender-legged Crab
Plate 496
Slender-legged Crab
$75


Plate 655/6 Oval-tailed Crab?
Plate 656
Oval-tailed Crab?
$85


Plate 620 Slender-limbed Starfish
Plate 620
Slender-limbed Starfish
$95


Plate 642 Long-bodied Crab
Plate 642
Long-bodied Crab
$85


Plate 128
Plate 128
(no text)
$85


Plate 97 Wandering Silurus
Plate 97
Wandering Silurus
$55

Plate 628 Linnear Crab

Plate 628
Linnear Crab
$55

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