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SPURGE HAWKMOTH LIFECYCLE Bechstein Original Natural History Antique Print 1796

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A superb, hand coloured, engraved, antique Natural History print, depicting

THE LIFECYCLE OF THE SPURGE HAWKMOTH



HYLES ( SPINX) EUPHORBIAE





A beautifully executed engraving by Johann Bechstein for

"
Getreue Abbildungen Naturhistorischer"

( Realistic Pictures from Natural History)

Published  Nuremberg 1796. This was the second edition of a series of eight published between 1795 and 1807.

Hand coloured and in fine condition . On hand laid paper, blank verso, fold line as issued.

Measuring approx. 8" x 4.5"(200mm x 115mm) overall.

 



 

Johann Matthaus Bechstein ( 1757 - 1822) was a German naturalist, forester, ornithologist and entomologist.

He was a prolofic zoologist and one of the first concerned with wildlife conservation. Bechstein's Bat was named in his honour.

This book was just one of  many of his natural history  publications
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A GENUINE ANTIQUE PRINT GUARANTEED OVER 218 YEARS OLD FROM LINDISFARNE PRINTS
 

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