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Half-priced finely engraved Mollusc shells by Captain Brown c1845.

Half-priced finely engraved Mollusc shells by Captain Brown c1845.

by Lizars, William Home

Age-discoloured engraving of a group of small molluscs by Captain Brown c1845.

Original (hand-coloured) copperplate engraving by eminent Scottish engraver William Home Lizars after a drawing by Scottish naturalist Captain Thomas Brown, F.L.S. (1785-1862), for Brown’s “Illustrations of the Land and Fresh Water Conchology of Great Britain and Ireland, drawn and coloured from nature”, published in London and Edinburgh circa 1845.

Slight soiling towards top of page. Page size is 28 x 23 cm (approximately 11 x 9 inches).

Stock Number: apml.B-L1Price: $44.00

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