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Rees Entomology Order of Aptera. Centipede antique engraving c1808

Rees Entomology Order of Aptera. Centipede antique engraving c1808

by Rees, Abraham

Entomology antique print. Aptera flies, Plate 10 c1808, from “The Cyclopaedia; or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature” by Abraham Rees, published in London by Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme & Brown of Paternoster Row. 

The New Cyclopaedia was compiled by Abraham Rees, who had served a long apprenticeship as a reviser of Chambers’ Encyclopaedia. Between 1802 and 1820 Rees produced a completely original, finely illustrated work, using the finest artists and experts in each field. eachof its seven large volumes was comprised of over 240 copperplate-engravings, encompassing most subjects. It was the most comprehensive and best illustrated encyclopaedia of the early 19th century.

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

Stock Number: apARi10Price: $99.00

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