Very rare hand colored engraving of dwarf ear bats. Amazing detail and fine composition of a natural setting set this particular print apart from most of the prints of the period which had the appearance of having been composed from specimens (most were).
**Please Note** This print is being offered at a significantly reduced price due to several condition issues. See below:
Dimensions: Folio, 13 1/2″ x 9 1/2″ overall measurement.
Condition: Paper naturally toned, left edge uneven from disbinding, 1 1/2″ tear middle left margin into image expertly repaired will partially mat out, 1/2″ chip lower left margin expertly stabilized will mat out, light foxing lower left and middle right margins will partially mat out otherwise fair to good condition.
Printing Type: Engraving, hand colored, Edinburgh, 1840.
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.