While our images are electronically watermarked, the antique prints themselves are not.
Sesiidae Moths LCB53 $75
Each print measures
approximately 5 1/2 inches wide by 9 inches long
We are pleased to
offer a selection of these extremely rare, hand colored
butterfly engravings from the fist edition of Histoire
Naturelle des Lepidopteres d’Europe 1834, by
H. P. Lucas,
drawn from nature by A. Noel. This edition depicts
almost 400 different butterflies on 80 plates.
Lucas (1814-1899) started work as an apprentice in the
Zoological department of the Paris Museum of Natural
History at the age of thirteen and wrote this work at the
age of 20. He also completed another equally beautiful
work on exotic butterflies during this time.
measures approximately 5 1/2 inches by 9 inches, and is
in excellent condition, without foxing, on white, high
quality paper. A copy of the title page will be included
with each print. The prints are vibrantly hand colored
and wonderfully decorative. At about 175 years old,
these original hand colored prints are as fresh as the
long ago day they were published.
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Shipping for this item to U.S. addresses is $8.95. Items
can be combined to save on postage. Our environment is
smoke free. You may return any item within 7 days if not
satisfied. To order, you may call us toll free at
1-888-PANTEEK (726-8335) or email. We pack
professionally using only new materials.