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Nature Chromolithograph No. 26, 1848

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Nature Chromolithograph No. 26, 1848
Nature Chromolithograph No. 26, 1848
Nature Chromolithograph No. 26, 1848
Nature Chromolithograph No. 26, 1848

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Product Information

Antique; 19th century
Country of Origin:
chromolithograph on paper
12" W x 16" H

Why We Love This

Color plate from the first edition of a German encyclopedia of nature published in 1848 with 500 illustrations of the flora, fauna and native peoples of the time on 28 plates, of which this is No. 26. Printed from multiple stones and likely finished by hand. Image, 7.62"W x 12 .62"H; page, 8.75"W x 14"H. Matted in acid-free board. Also includes related explanatory text as published in French, German, and English.
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About Words & Pictures Bookshop

Words & Pictures offers carefully selected books, photographs and prints, and other vintage collectibles. Located on Whidbey Island, Washington, proprietors John and Joy Williams are life-long readers and collectors and have been booksellers since the late 1990s. All books with dust wrappers are in Mylar protectors. All vintage photographs are matted in acid-free board. Words & Pictures offers only quality vintage material and any and all flaws are carefully noted.