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Zoological Lectures, delivered to the Royal Institution
and General Zoology or Systematic Natural History

by George Shaw (1800-1819)
Mrs. Griffith, principal engraver

Original copperplate engravings • titles mainly English, some Latin
Sheet size: approx. 5.5 x 9.25 inches. (see enlargements for any flaws)

George Shaw (1751-1813) was a notable English botanist and zoologist. Shaw was a initially a medical practitioner. He became the assistant lecturer in botany at Oxford University and keeper of the natural history department at the British Museum. He was a co-founder of the Linnean Society was a fellow of the Royal Society. He is also well known these days for the colored prints of animals he published in The Naturalist's Miscellany with Mr. Nodder.

 


Common Salmon

Plate 102

Common Salmon, male
Common Salmon, female



$50


Trout

Plate 103

Salvelin Trout
Alpine Trout



$40


Trout

Plate 108

Gar Pike
Common Pike



Pike fish

Plate 109

Cepedian Pike
Common Pike


$25


Narwhal

Plate 49

Narwhal



Dolphin Porpoise

Plate 229

Dolphin
Porpesse [Porpoise]



$50


Electric Eel

Plate 102

Electric Gymnotus
[Electric Eel]



Common Eel, Conger Eel

Plate 100

Common Eel
Conger Eel


$20


Muraena

Plate 101

Muraena

$20


Ribbed Silurus

Plate 110

Ribbed Silurus
[Catfish]


$25


Remoras

Plate 103

Mediterranean Remora
Indian Remora


$25


Turbot and Flounder

Plate 104

Turbot
Flounder


$25


Piper fish

Plate 108

Piper

$25


Cercaria Mutabilis

Plate 160

Cercaria Mutabilis

$5

 
We have many more of Shaw's copperplate engravings
(this is all of Shaw's fish that we have, however)
...please see the Natural History page for Shaw's sealife, insects, reptiles, mammals, etc.
See also the Shaw/Nodder fish.


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