Author Meyer, J. D. Vorstellungen allerhand Thiere. Plate LXX [Elephant]
Published 1752
Item ID 69839
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Nürnberg, A. Bieling, 1752. Folio-size (41.5 x 25.5 cm). Printed, partially hand-coloured plate. A fine plate from a rare and interesting work by the German painter, engraver, and naturalist Johann Daniel Meyer (1713-1752). It depicts the skeleton of an Asian elephant ( Elephas maximus ). The plate in very good condition. French translation added in a neat old hand, very short tear in the lower margin, otherwise very good. Anker, 338; Nissen IVB, 630. A fine print from an old, rare, and peculiar work