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Papilion. exotic
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Papilion. exotic

By ENGRAVING - BUTTERFLY / MOTH) Bock, I.C. (engraved by)

No date. Ca. 1780.. Copperplate engraving, thick wove paper sheet 10 x 7 3/4 inches. Faint mark upper left edge. Very good condition. An exquisitely engraved and colored antique print showing two butterflies: Glaucus and Polydorus. Probably from the German entymologist Johann Christoph Esper's Die Schmetterlinge in Abbil-dungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen, published between 1777 and 1801. .

$245.00

Oleander Hawk moth and Caterpillar
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Oleander Hawk moth and Caterpillar

By BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)

Ca. 1840.. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition. Plate 9 from one of William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volumes. A beautifully patterned green, lavender, pink, yellow and black moth and a striking yellow, pink and green caterpillar, the botanical background is etched in lightly. Engraved by Lizars. .

$38.00

European Butterflies and Moths
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European Butterflies and Moths

1882.. Lithograph with original handcolor, sheet size 10 1/2 x 8 inches. Soft creasing to lower right corner, small dampstain to top edge well outside of image area, otherwise very good condition. An attractive composition of many multicolored butterflies/moths, different combinations of red, yellow, black and white, on a floral background (which includes blackberries). Also shown are several caterpillars plus a pupa. Plate 23 from "European Butterflies and Moths" by W. F. Kirby. .

$45.00

1. Caterpillar of S. Cynthia.  2. ___Do___of S. Mylitta.  3. Pedunculated cocoon of the latter
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1. Caterpillar of S. Cynthia. 2. ___Do___of S. Mylitta. 3. Pedunculated cocoon of the latter

By BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)

1858.. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition. Plate 15 from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volume on exotic moths. Two caterpillars, one yellow and spiny and one green with red and yellow stipe and cocoon are handcolored, the botanical background is etched in. Engraved by Lizars. .

$38.00

Phalaenarum europ
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Phalaenarum europ

By ENGRAVING - BUTTERFLY / MOTH) Sturm, J.G. (engraved by)

No date. Ca. 1780.. Copperplate engraving, thick wove paper sheet 10 x 7 3/4 inches, very good condition. An exquisitely engraved and colored antique print showing the male and female in appealing detail! Probably from the German entymologist Johann Christoph Esper's Die Schmetterlinge in Abbil-dungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen, published between 1777 and 1801. .

$185.00

Metamorphoses of Cryptophasa irrorata. - New South Wales
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Metamorphoses of Cryptophasa irrorata. - New South Wales

By BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)

1858.. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition: slight foxing. Plate 10 from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volume on exotic moths. Various stages of metamorphosis including two multicolored moths, a red and green caterpillar and a pupa which are handcolored, the botanical background is etched in. Engraved by Lizars. .

$38.00

Papilionidae.  Pierinae.  Delias VI.  1,2. Delias Funerea.  3,4. Delias Georgiana.  5,6. Delias Sacha.  7,8. Delias Euryxantha
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Papilionidae. Pierinae. Delias VI. 1,2. Delias Funerea. 3,4. Delias Georgiana. 5,6. Delias Sacha. 7,8. Delias Euryxantha

By Horman Fisher, M. (drawn and lithographed by)

West, Newman. No Date. Ca. 1890.. Lithograph, original handcolor, sheet size 11 x 7 1/8 inches. Small chip at two corners, otherwise clean and bright. Eight attractively marked predominantly brown, orange and yellow butterflies. .

$85.00

Phalaenar. europ
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Phalaenar. europ

By ENGRAVING - BUTTERFLY / MOTH) Klinger, I.G. (engraved by)

No date. Ca. 1780.. Copperplate engraving, thick wove paper sheet 10 x 7 3/4 inches, very good condition. An exquisitely engraved and colored antique print showing the male and female, the larvae, pupa and chrysalis. The caterpillar phase is rendered with appealing detail! Probably from the German entymologist Johann Christoph Esper's Die Schmetterlinge in Abbil-dungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen, published between 1777 and 1801. .

$185.00

1. Spilosoma acrea  2. Cater. of do.  3. Chrysalis of do  4. Arctia Oculatissima
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1. Spilosoma acrea 2. Cater. of do. 3. Chrysalis of do 4. Arctia Oculatissima

By BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)

1858.. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition: a few foxing spots. Plate 20 from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volume on exotic moths. Two moths, caterpillar and larva are handcolored, botanical background etched in. Engraved by Lizars. .

$38.00

1. Vanessa Juliana.  2. V. Amathea.  3. V. Orithya.  1. Amboyna.  2. Brazil.  3. China.
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1. Vanessa Juliana. 2. V. Amathea. 3. V. Orithya. 1. Amboyna. 2. Brazil. 3. China.

By BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)

Ca. 1840.. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition. Plate 15 from one of William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volumes. Three beautifully patterned multicolored butterflies, the botanical background is etched in lightly. Engraved by Lizars. .

$48.00

1. 2. Catocala neogama.  America.  3.______________amesia.  Do
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1. 2. Catocala neogama. America. 3.______________amesia. Do

By BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)

1858.. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition. Plate 26 from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volume on exotic moths. Two beautifully patterned multicolored moths and a caterpillar are handcolored, the botanical background etched in lightly. Engraved by Lizars. .

$38.00

Cethosia Cyane
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Cethosia Cyane

By BUTTERFLIES)

1837.. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Light soiling at right corners, otherwise very good condition. Plate 14 from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volume "Foreign Butterflies." Two intricately patterned handcolored butterflies depicted resting on a leafy (uncolored) background. Engraved by Lizars. .

$65.00

Philampelus Vitis
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Philampelus Vitis

By BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)

1858.. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition. Plate 7 from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volume on exotic moths. A beautifully patterned, green, red, brown, white and blue moth, a red, yellow and green caterpillar and a purple pupa are handcolored, the botanical background is etched in. Engraved by Lizars. .

$38.00

Dorycampa regalis.  America
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Dorycampa regalis. America

By BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)

1858.. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition: a few foxing spots. Plate 18 from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volume on exotic moths. Large pink, yellow and brown moth handcolored, botanical background etched in. Engraved by Lizars. .

$38.00

Papil. exotic
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Papil. exotic

By ENGRAVING - BUTTERFLY / MOTH) Bock, I. C. (engraved by)

No date. Ca. 1780.. Copperplate engraving, thick wove paper sheet 10 x 7 3/4 inches, very good condition. An exquisitely engraved and colored antique print showing two butterflies, Anceus and Bianor, with appealing detail. Probably from the German entymologist Johann Christoph Esper's Die Schmetterlinge in Abbil-dungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen, published between 1777 and 1801. .

$245.00

Larves et Nymphes de Loepidopleres
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Larves et Nymphes de Loepidopleres

By Blanchard. (drawn and lithographed by)

Fournier. No Date. Ca. 1890.. Lithograph with original handcolor, sheet 10 1/4 x 6 3/4 inches, very good condition. Caterpillars with wonderful markings! .

$55.00

1.2.3.4.5. Metamorphoses of Oiketicus Kirbyi  6.  Cryptothelea Macleayi
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1.2.3.4.5. Metamorphoses of Oiketicus Kirbyi 6. Cryptothelea Macleayi

By BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)

1858.. Black and white engraving, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition. Plate 9 from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volume on exotic moths. Shows 2 moths, one in 5 stages of metamorphoses. Engraved by Lizars. .

$38.00

1. Metopsilus Tersa.  America  2. Sphinx Chionanthi.  Do
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1. Metopsilus Tersa. America 2. Sphinx Chionanthi. Do

By BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)

1858.. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition. Plate 5 from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volume on exotic moths. Two beautifully patterned moths are handcolored, the botanical background is etched in. Engraved by Lizars. .

$38.00

1. Eterusia tricolor  2. Erasmia pulchella  3. Amesia sanguiflua.  Assam.  Assam.  Assam
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1. Eterusia tricolor 2. Erasmia pulchella 3. Amesia sanguiflua. Assam. Assam. Assam

By BUTTERFLIES / MOTHS)

1858.. Engraving with original handcolor, sheet 6 1/2 x 4 inches. Very good condition: light foxing. Plate 3 from William Jardine's Naturalist's Library volume on exotic moths. Three beautifully patterned, brightly colored moths are handcolored, the botanical background is etched in. Engraved by Lizars. .

$38.00

Phalaenar. europ
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Phalaenar. europ

By ENGRAVING - BUTTERFLY / MOTH) Klinger, I.G. (engraved by)

No date. Ca. 1780.. Copperplate engraving, thick wove paper sheet 10 x 7 3/4 inches, soft crease at lower right corner, otherwise very good condition. An exquisitely engraved and colored antique print showing the male and female, the larvae, pupa and chrysalis. The caterpillar phase is rendered with appealing detail! Probably from the German entymologist Johann Christoph Esper's Die Schmetterlinge in Abbil-dungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen, published between 1777 and 1801. .

$185.00

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