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Prints, Maps and Drawings

by Mons Libris

Platinum House

49 lots with images

June 30, 2013

Timed Auction

Molenstraat 11 bus 2

Heist-op-den-Berg, 2220 Belgium

Phone: 00 32 15 64 40 47

Email: info@monslibris.com

49 Lots
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Bella, Stefano della (1610-1664): collection of 29 etchings

Lot 1: Bella, Stefano della (1610-1664): collection of 29 etchings

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Description: Depicting scenes with horses, from various sets. Different sizes, small margins, a few with defects (one with small piece missing on corner; see illustration).

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Bemme, Johannes (1775-1840): 7 studies of horses

Lot 2: Bemme, Johannes (1775-1840): 7 studies of horses

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Description: Seven beautiful etchings after G. Malleyn, from the set of twelve, issued 1810. Laid down on paper, attached at the upper corners. 10.8 x 13.6 cm with very large margins. Very good impressions! Wurzbach 3

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Bruyn, Nicolaes de (1571-1656): 10 plates from the Passion

Lot 3: Bruyn, Nicolaes de (1571-1656): 10 plates from the Passion

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Description: Engravings issued 1619 (after the reduction and with the plate numbers). 18 x 14 cm with thread margins. Hollstein 78-89, II (2)

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[Cherubs] Two angels singing

Lot 4: [Cherubs] Two angels singing

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Description: Italian School, 16th century engraving. 18.7 x 12.5 cm and small margins. Backed, small stain in right lower corner.

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Collaert, Adriaen (1560-1618): a set of ten plates with biblical scenes after Maarten de Vos

Lot 5: Collaert, Adriaen (1560-1618): a set of ten plates with biblical scenes after Maarten de Vos

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Description: Engravings, 20 x 23 cm, cut on plate mark. Laid down on 19th century support sheets.

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Collaert, Johannes, (1566-1620): 7 hunting prints

Lot 6: Collaert, Johannes, (1566-1620): 7 hunting prints

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Description: Seven spectacular engravings from the set after Stradanus. 19.8 x 26.5 cm and small margins. A few a bit spotted. Nice early impressions! Hollstein 173-188

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Cort, Cornelis (1530-1578): Triptolemus

Lot 7: Cort, Cornelis (1530-1578): Triptolemus

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Description: Splendid oval shaped engraving after Frans Floris I, depicting Triptolemos, bringer of civilisation and punisher of villains, and one of his dragons. Published in Antwerp by Goltzius. 28 x 22 cm, second state of three. In a very nice mount and frame. (Frame in the 18th century French style, with beautiful gilding. Mount = dark green linen.) Very good impression. Hollstein 170,V

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Galle, Phillips (1537-1612): 32 biblical scenes after Maarten van Heemskerck

Lot 8: Galle, Phillips (1537-1612): 32 biblical scenes after Maarten van Heemskerck

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Description: Engravings ca. 20.4 x 25 cm. Laid down on 19th century support sheets. Cut on plate mark. Very good condition.

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Voet the younger, Alexander (1615-1678): Judith and Holofernes, after P. P. Rubens

Lot 9: Voet the younger, Alexander (1615-1678): Judith and Holofernes, after P. P. Rubens

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Description: Engraving published by C. Galle. 29.9 x 23.4 cm, in a nice mount. Very good impression of the 2nd state (of four).

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Galle, Cornelis (1615-1678): Resurrection, after P.P. Rubens

Lot 10: Galle, Cornelis (1615-1678): Resurrection, after P.P. Rubens

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Description: Engraving after the central panel of a triptych by Rubens in the cathedral of Antwerp. The triptych honours Martina Plantin and Jan Moretus, daughter and son-in law (and successor) of the great Plantin. 29.8 x 19.5 cm and margins. In a nice mount.

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Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617): 12 splendid engravings (apostles after Maarten de Vos)

Lot 11: Goltzius, Hendrick (1558-1617): 12 splendid engravings (apostles after Maarten de Vos)

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Description: Ca. 20.5 x 29 cm, cut on plate mark. Laid down on 19th century support sheets. Ca. 1601. Hollstein 804-816, III (4)

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Hertel, Johann Georg: 4 landscapes (ca. 1750-1760)

Lot 12: Hertel, Johann Georg: 4 landscapes (ca. 1750-1760)

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Description: Etching and engraving, after inventions by Teniers, Ozanne and Pierre. 19.5 x 26.5 cm, (one a bit smaller) with ample margins. Uniformly mounted.

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Hills, Robert (1769-1844): a collection of 98 prints depicting cows & landscapes with cows

Lot 13: Hills, Robert (1769-1844): a collection of 98 prints depicting cows & landscapes with cows

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Description: Etchings depicting cattle or landscapes with cattle by specialist Hills. Circa 1798. Various sizes, all ample margins.

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Jode, Arnold de, (ca. 1638-1667): St. Mary Magdalen

Lot 14: Jode, Arnold de, (ca. 1638-1667): St. Mary Magdalen

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Description: Engraving after Antoon van Dijck. Proof impression with corrections in chalk! 30 x 24.3 cm, in a nice mount. Paper has a seven-pointed foolscap watermark. Hollstein 3, I (2)

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[Landscapes]

Lot 15: [Landscapes]

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Description: 4 prints with landscapes and a still-life. French School, 19th century etchings, published by Cadart in Paris. Nice impressions on paper with large margins.

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Leu, Thomas le (1562-1620): mythological scenes

Lot 16: Leu, Thomas le (1562-1620): mythological scenes

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Description: Two splendid engravings after A. Caron. 24.3 x 19 cm and margins. Laid down. Text on verso. Good condition.

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Norblin de la Gourdaine, Jean Pierre (1745-1830): selfportrait

Lot 17: Norblin de la Gourdaine, Jean Pierre (1745-1830): selfportrait

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Description: Etching, printed on thin oriental paper. 15.6 x 10.6 cm and small margins. A good impression of a very nice portrait!

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Ozanne, Pierre (1737-1813): set of ships

Lot 18: Ozanne, Pierre (1737-1813): set of ships

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Description: Set of 12 etchings, the complete "1ère cahier". 5,5 x 7 cm with full margins and original binding string.

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Ozanne, Pierre (1737-1813): set of ships

Lot 19: Ozanne, Pierre (1737-1813): set of ships

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Description: Set of 12 etchings, the complete "6eme cahier". 5.7 x 6.3 cm, with full margins and original binding string.

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Riancho y Mora, Augustin, (ca. 1840): view of a farm

Lot 20: Riancho y Mora, Augustin, (ca. 1840): view of a farm

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Description: Nice etching 11.2 x 16.7 cm, with ample margins, signed in pencil, rare!

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Thelott, Johann Gottfried (1711-1775): 4 idyllic landscapes

Lot 21: Thelott, Johann Gottfried (1711-1775): 4 idyllic landscapes

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Description: Etching and engraving, published around 1760 by Hertz in Augsburg. All ca. 19.8 x 31 cm with ample margins. Uniformly mounted.

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Haeck, Jean:  Beauty and the beast

Lot 22: Haeck, Jean: Beauty and the beast

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Description: 20th century woodcut. 51 x 33 cm. Signed artist's proof!

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[Swinging nightclub scene]

Lot 23: [Swinging nightclub scene]

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Description: Belgian School, linocut probably 1920's or 30's, depicting a smoking hot, swinging jazz party in the US. 33.4 x 24.3 cm with ample margins.

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Hiroshige II: View of Mount Fuji

Lot 24: Hiroshige II: View of Mount Fuji

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Description: Original coloured woodcut by Hokusai's adopted son. 33.5 x 21.8 cm, laid down on paper.

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Hokusai, Katsushika (1760-1849): manga leaf

Lot 25: Hokusai, Katsushika (1760-1849): manga leaf

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Description: Original coloured woodcut by Hokusai, possibly the most influential figure in Japanese art. In 1811 he created the Hokusai Manga. These were the starting point for the modern form of comics known by the same name. They often had humorous overtones, and were very popular at the time. This one depicts people in different positions; a man apparently biting a woman's toes(!), a quarrel about to become physical, and two rather large men taking it easy. 17.5 x 12.7 cm, some skinning of the paper at bottom left. In a simple mount.

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[Japanese scenery] Three 19th century Japanese animated views

Lot 26: [Japanese scenery] Three 19th century Japanese animated views

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Description: Original coloured woodcuts: 3 plates, clearly by the same master. Each circa 23.4 x 16.4 cm, cut to the plate line. In mounts. One depicts a couple walking along the ocean shore, another 2 boys in rural scenery, and the last one the edge of a town with people coming and going.

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Kobayashi, Kiyochika (1847-1915): view of the falls at Yôrô

Lot 27: Kobayashi, Kiyochika (1847-1915): view of the falls at Yôrô

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Description: Original coloured woodcut. From his series "Famous sites in Japan". Printed in 1896 by Matsuki Heikichi. Framed. 23 x 36 cm (frame 48 x 33 cm).

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Kuniyoshi, Utagawa (1797-1861): a samurai in attack position, his sword above his head

Lot 28: Kuniyoshi, Utagawa (1797-1861): a samurai in attack position, his sword above his head

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Description: Very nice original coloured woodcut by one of the last great masters of the Japanese ukiyo-e style. 11.5 x 16 cm in a simple mount.

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[Drawing] Anonymous: study of a male nude in a classical pose

Lot 29: [Drawing] Anonymous: study of a male nude in a classical pose

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Description: ca. 1840. Black and white chalk on yellow tinted paper. 63.5 x 38.5 cm. The drawing has been laid down onto black mounting board, with a matching top mount, leaving approximately 2.5 cm from the edge of the image all round, accentuating rather than hiding authentic wear.

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[Drawing] Anonymous: study of male nude

Lot 30: [Drawing] Anonymous: study of male nude

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Description: Circa. 1850. Black chalk on white buff paper. A bit creased, 39.5 x 64.5 cm, in a nice mount.

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[Drawing; Boucher, François (1703-1770)]: romantic scene after Boucher

Lot 31: [Drawing; Boucher, François (1703-1770)]: romantic scene after Boucher

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Description: A couple surrounded by flowers and animals. Late 18th/early 19th century. Black chalk and watercolour, ca. 27 x 22 cm. Small repaired hole in right upper corner.

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[Drawing; Flemish School] Two infant boys or cherubs

Lot 32: [Drawing; Flemish School] Two infant boys or cherubs

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Description: Charming drawing. Ca. 1700, red chalk on buff brown paper, 22 x 28.5 cm.

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[Drawing; Horses] Anonymous (Dutch school):

Lot 33: [Drawing; Horses] Anonymous (Dutch school): "Horse being subdued"

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Description: Beautiful large drawing depicting the battle of willpower between horse and rider. Circa 1840. Black chalk/charcoal on paper. In a beautiful black mount.

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[Drawing; Horses] Anonymous

Lot 34: [Drawing; Horses] Anonymous

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Description: Beautiful large drawing. Circa 1840, probably charcoal and pencil. In a beautiful black mount.

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[Drawing; Landscape]

Lot 35: [Drawing; Landscape]

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Description: Large drawing, pencil. First half of the 19th century. In a beautiful black mount.

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[Drawing] Os, Pieter Frederick van (1808-1860) after C. P. Berchem: animated landscape with people, cows and a goat

Lot 36: [Drawing] Os, Pieter Frederick van (1808-1860) after C. P. Berchem: animated landscape with people, cows and a goat

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Description: Dated 1836 and signed. Ink, 20 x 28 cm. Pieter Frederick was the son and pupil of Pieter Gerardus van Os. Laid down on support sheet.

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[Coloured drawing] Rassenfosse, Armand (1862-1934):

Lot 37: [Coloured drawing] Rassenfosse, Armand (1862-1934): "seated nude"

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Description: Black and colored chalk, signed and dated 1924. 25,4 x 19,3 cm. In a simple mount.

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[Art Deco] Original design

Lot 38: [Art Deco] Original design "Salon Moderne" by Roinet

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Description: Original coloured drawing by Art Deco designer Roinet. Design for a "Salon Moderne", in a beautiful and appropriate vintage art deco frame. Total size 64 x 80 cm.

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[Fireworks] Representation du feu d'artifice dressé autour de la statue de l'empereur Charles V sur la Grande Place dite au Vendredy, à l'occasion de l'heureuse inauguration de sa Majesté Imperiale et Catholique Charles VI...

Lot 39: [Fireworks] Representation du feu d'artifice dressé autour de la statue de l'empereur Charles V sur la Grande Place dite au Vendredy, à l'occasion de l'heureuse inauguration de sa Majesté Imperiale et Catholique Charles VI...

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Description: Large engraving depicting exuberant fireworks on the Vrijdagsmarkt in Ghent, honouring Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. Backed with cloth. In a very nice mount. 50 x 54 cm

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[Globe] 19th century globe

Lot 40: [Globe] 19th century globe

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Description: Made in Brussels by A.N. Lebegue & Cie. On a marvelous iron cast base. Some wear/splitting, but still a charming piece.

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Raphael [= Rafaello Sanzio da Urbino]: Vatican loggia (2nd half 18th century)

Lot 41: Raphael [= Rafaello Sanzio da Urbino]: Vatican loggia (2nd half 18th century)

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Description: Set of 8 loggia (on 4 plates), designed by Raphael for the Vatican. These come from a set published by Chereau and Joubert in Paris, 1787. With truly exquisite later hand colouring. In a double mount: beautiful acid free antique ivory mount with gold and black lines and a red wash (all by hand), over an underlying yellow linen slip mound.

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Munting, Abraham: Naauwkeurige Beschryving der Aardgewassen... (50 prints from the series)

Lot 42: Munting, Abraham: Naauwkeurige Beschryving der Aardgewassen... (50 prints from the series)

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Description: 50 full page engravings from the seminal work by Munting (issued Leiden and Utrecht, P. van der Aa and F. Halma, 1696) , a highlight of natural history illustration. No tekst on verso. Each circa 40 by 27 cm.

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Wright, M., W. & F. von: Svenska Faglar (156 prints from the series)

Lot 43: Wright, M., W. & F. von: Svenska Faglar (156 prints from the series)

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Description: 156 splendid full page colour lithographies (no text on verso). Each 37.5 by 26.5 cm, no text on verso. Very good condition, ever so slight age-toning.

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23 original watercolour floral paintings on paper (2nd half 19th century)

Lot 44: 23 original watercolour floral paintings on paper (2nd half 19th century)

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Description: Each 30 by 27.5 cm. Very good condition.

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Carte du département de la Seine

Lot 45: Carte du département de la Seine

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Description: Splendid large map of the department of the Seine, executed by the ministry of war in 1839 (Paris, Ch. Picquet, 1839) 1,21 x 1,40 m. In 9 sections laid down on linen and folded.

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Typus Orbis Terrarum (world map) by Ortelius

Lot 46: Typus Orbis Terrarum (world map) by Ortelius

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Description: Abraham Ortelius World map (3th version) Typus Orbis Terrarum, a simplified version of Mercator's map of 1569. Latin text on verso. Circa 36 by 50 cm. Tears, folds, large repair of center fold on verso, water damage and mould.

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Four complete sheets of marbled paper by Karli Frigge.

Lot 47: Four complete sheets of marbled paper by Karli Frigge.

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Description: 4 sheets (50 x 70 cm) by the recently retired Dutch goddess of marbled paper Karli Frigge

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Anonymous: Chinese scroll containing a collection of erotic images

Lot 48: Anonymous: Chinese scroll containing a collection of erotic images

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Description: Anonymous: Chinese scroll containing a collection of erotic images Canton, 19th century. Pen and ink, with watercolour, on rice paper . Marginal tears. 84 x 12 cm

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Seba, Albertus: reptile print from Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri (1734-1765)

Lot 50: Seba, Albertus: reptile print from Locupletissimi Rerum Naturalium Thesauri (1734-1765)

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Description: In a beautiful mount and frame. Very good old handcolouring. Total size 49x 64 cm.

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