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Beetles. Coleoptera Scarabaeus. Hercules Scarub Beetle.. Rees Entomology engraving c1809.

Beetles. Coleoptera Scarabaeus. Hercules Scarub Beetle.. Rees Entomology engraving c1809.

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by Rees, Abraham

Wonderful Antique Print of Scarab Beetles. Hercules Scarab and friends. Insects from “The Cyclopaedia; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature” by Abraham Rees.

An original copperplate engraving, with later hand colour, published between 1809 and 1820 as a series of portraits of unusual Natural History subjects, by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown of Paternoster Row, London.

Published in the early 19th century, this enormous work comprised seven volumes, over 240 superbly drawn and engraved pages of illustrations in each volume, and several of each type of subject to each page.

The size of this image is 265 x 200 mm (10.5 x 8 inches).

Stock Number: apButInsect26Price: $165.00