Podophthalmus Vigil, Cancer chiragra, Cancer Nodipes, Pactolus Boscii Cancer Sagittarius.
This work was created in Bertuch’s own publishing house, was his largest work and was very well done, with illustrations by J. Schmuzer. The series, which was distributed in monthly installments, numbered twelve volumes containing 1255 hand-colored copperplate engravings,.
Dimensions: 4to., 7 7/8” x 9 7/8” overall plate measurement.
Condition: Right edge slightly uneven from disbinding, edges slightly sunned, light paper toning, faint text offsetting otherwise excellent condition.
Printing type: Copperplate engraving, hand colored, Weimar, 1798.
Note: This image is digitally watermarked, but the electronic watermark does not appear on the actual print. Guaranteed authentic original antique print. Certificate of authenticity available at no extra charge upon request.