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Lot 38302: Naturalist's Pocket Magazine - War-re-taw

Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

January 22, 2022
Franklin, TN, US

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Description

This originally hand-colored engraving is from the The Naturalist's Pocket Magazine; or, Compleat Cabinet of Nature. The work was published in London by Harrison, Clue & Co. between 1798 and 1800. There is no author credited for the work. It compiled text and plates from accounts from Buffon, George Edwards, George Shaw, James Bruce, Thomas Pennant, Maria Sybilla Merian, and more.

The work described many newly discovered species as well as extinct or endangered animals. This included the dodo, sukotyro, Siau Island tarsier, white rhinoceros, polar bear, Indian bustard, great green macaw, wild water buffalo, banded cotinga, Russian mink, and African grey parrot. It also included many early images of discoveries in New South Wales, Australia including short-beaked echidna, kangaroo, black swan, eastern quoll, waratah, and banksia, etc.

Dimensions

~ 5 3/4" by 3 1/2"

Artist or Maker

Unknown

Medium

Originally Hand-colored Engraving

Date

1798-1800

Condition Report

The work is in very good to excellent condition overall. There may be a few minor marks or imperfections to be expected with age. Please review the image carefully for condition and contact us with any questions.

Literature

The Naturalist's Pocket Magazine; or, Compleat Cabinet of Nature

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