Treasury of Animal Illustrations: From Eighteenth-Century Sources

Treasury of Animal Illustrations: From Eighteenth-Century Sources

By: Carol Belanger Grafton

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This magnificent sourcebook of animal illustrations, meticulously reproduced from cuts taken from rare eighteenth-century publications, features a wondrous panorama of the animal kingdom — from long-whiskered rabbits and stately reindeer to plumed pigeons, spiny-finned fish, and magnificently patterned conchs.
A comprehensive volume containing more than 600 accurately detailed reproductions of copperplate engravings, this collection depicts the full spectrum of the animal world. In addition to a broad sampling of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, crustaceans, and insects, the editor has also included a small but choice selection of plant specimens. Captions identify individual illustrations and a complete index provides users with immediate access to individual subjects.
Reproduced directly from rare nineteenth-century sources, this extensive collection of royalty-free illustrations will prove extremely useful to graphic designers, illustrators, and craftspeople looking for material that adds immediate interest and impact to any project.

Dover Original.
AvailabilityUsually ships in 24 to 48 hours
ISBN 10048625805X
ISBN 139780486258058
Author/EditorCarol Belanger Grafton
Page Count144
Dimensions8 1/4 x 11

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