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New Caledonia. Food. Spider. Laseroe rubra botanical specimens. c1800

New Caledonia. Food. Spider. Laseroe rubra botanical specimens. c1800

by D'Entrecasteaux, Bruni

Antique print of Laseroe Rubra and a Spider which the New Caledonians Eat.

Fine original copperplate engraving by Sparrow from a drawing by Harding after the sketch by Piron. Published for "An Account of A Voyage in search of La Perouse...Under the Command of Rear-Admiral Bruni d'Entrecasteaux'. 20. Apr. 1800 by J. Debrett Piccadilly.

This soft but thick hand-woven paper has a crease down the right side of the image. If has slight age discolouration of the page edges, and was as usual, cropped across the publisher information at the base. The page size 290 x 225mm (approximately 11.5 x 9 inches).

Stock Number: apNCal.Deb1Price: $22.00

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