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Hand-Colored Coconut Crab, C.1849

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Hand-Colored Coconut Crab, C.1849
Hand-Colored Coconut Crab, C.1849
Hand-Colored Coconut Crab, C.1849

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Antique; 19th century
Very Good; foxing to upper left corner
Country of Origin:
ink on paper
9.5" L x 6.25" W

Why We Love This

Original engraving from the from the first edition of Dictionnaire D'Histoire Naturelle by Charles Orbigny with original hand-coloring. The coconut crab is the largest land-living arthropod and can be up to 1 and long weigh up to 9 pounds. Unframed.
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About Ursus Books and Prints

Established in 1972, New York-based Ursus Books and Prints serves clients throughout the world. We provide a comprehensive selection of art books, rare books in all fields, and fine antique decorative prints.