Rare Fish Prints

WILMSEN - REMORA, DOLPHIN, TUNNY or BLUEFIN TUNA, FLYING GURNARD & PIKE print
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WILMSEN - REMORA, DOLPHIN, TUNNY or BLUEFIN TUNA, FLYING GURNARD & PIKE print

£45.00

This very beautiful handcoloured engraving showing a remora, dolphin, tunny or bluefin tuna, flying gurnard and pike, is from Freidrich Philipp Wilmsen’s “Handbuch der Naturgeschichte” (Manual of Natural History), published by Amelang’s Verlagsbuchhandlung in Leipzig, 1850.

Friedrich Philipp Wilmsen (1770-1831), author and theologian, created this wonderful work - using engravings by the finest artists of the time - to capture a child’s attention and imagination for the educational study of science and natural history.

Condition: Excellent, on watermarked chain-lined paper.
Size: 24.5 x 34 cm 13 ½ x 9 ½ inches approx.

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