Daniel Good Rare Books and Engravings
1849 Fournier, Blanchard, Beetles, exquisite hand colour, folio, insects
Large Paper example of this exquisitely hand coloured engraving.
31 x 21.7 cm
Issued in the Large Paper example of "Dictionnaire Universel d'Histoire Naturelle", published in Paris in 1849 under the supervision of Charles d'Orbigny. This was one of the finest and best illustrated natural history works of the era. The outstanding and vividly hand colored plates are by the leading artists of the day.