1657 Loon Bustard Charadrios Gamebirds  Matt. MERIAN Folio Handcolored Engraving - AntiqueORIGINALS
1657 Loon Bustard Charadrios Gamebirds  Matt. MERIAN Folio Handcolored Engraving - AntiqueORIGINALS
1657 Loon Bustard Charadrios Gamebirds  Matt. MERIAN Folio Handcolored Engraving - AntiqueORIGINALS
1657 Loon Bustard Charadrios Gamebirds  Matt. MERIAN Folio Handcolored Engraving - AntiqueORIGINALS
1657 Loon Bustard Charadrios Gamebirds  Matt. MERIAN Folio Handcolored Engraving - AntiqueORIGINALS

1657 Loon Bustard Charadrios Gamebirds Matt. MERIAN Folio Handcolored Engraving

$80.00 Dollar

Original copper engraving from: Historia Naturalis..., Published in Amsterdam in 1657.
FOLIO Leaf: 14.9 x 9 inches ; 37.8 x 23 cms

Superb hand coloured copper engraving.

Meriander Aeltere (or "Matthew", "the Elder", or "Sr."; 22 September 1593 - 19 June 1650) was a Swiss-born engraver who worked in Frankfurt for most of his career, where he also ran a publishing house.