Lot 11045: Jardine - 65 FOLIO Natural History Engravings

Lot 11045: Jardine - 65 FOLIO Natural History Engravings

Est: $500 - $1,500
Sold: $2,350

Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

August 17, 2019 11:00 AM EST
Franklin, TN, US

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Item Overview

Description: This folio, originally hand-colored engraving is from Sir William Jardine's Leaves from the Book of Nature, Containing the Principal Illustrations in Jardine's Naturalist's Library, upon one hundred and seventeen sheets. The work was published in Edinburgh by Lizars in 1846.

This rare work is in a format not recorded in any major bibliographies. These large engravings feature collages of the smaller Jardine plates. It was printed as a salesman's sheet to advertise Jardine's 40 volume work Naturalist's Library.

Sir William Jardine was a prominent figure of Victorian, 19th century science. He wrote the text for his work. William Lizars was a Scottish painter and engraver that produced Jardine's work. Many prominent natural history artists contributed to the work including Edward Lear.

Dimensions: ~ 22" by 16 1/4"

Artist or Maker: Sir William Jardine

Medium: Originally Hand-colored Folio Engraving

Date: 1846

Condition Report: The work is in very good overall. There is some handling to the edges with marginal closed tears or chips which has been reinforced with archival tape at verso in some cases. There may be a few minor imperfections to be expected with age. Please review the image below carefully for condition and contact us with any questions.

Literature: Leaves from the Book of Nature, Containing the Principal Illustrations in Jardine's Naturalist's Library, upon one hundred and seventeen sheets

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Auction Details

Fine Art - Antique Engravings & Lithographs - Works on Paper

By Trillium Antique Prints & Rare Books

August 17, 2019, 11:00 AM EST

Franklin, TN, US

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Taxes: Tax is applied to TN state purchases at a rate of 9.25%.