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Schreber: Vespertilio Foricinus Pall – The greater spear-nosed bat (1775)

150,00

    Description

    Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber (1739-1810)

     

    Vespertilio Foricinus Pall –  Vespertilio sinensis – The greater spear-nosed bat

     

    Original 18th century engraving of a bat. Hand-coloured copperplate engraving by Martin Tyroff after  Johann Bernhard Gottfried Hopfer. Name of the species engraved in Latin.

    Good condition with bright colours. Dimensions 24 x 19,5 cm.

     

    This engraving is from German naturalist Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber’s Die Säugethiere in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen (Animal Illustrations after Nature).

    Additional information
    Publisher:
    Wolfgang Walther
    YEAR OF PUBLICATION:
    1775-1792
    PLACE OF PUBLICATION:
    Erlagen
    Dimensions:
    24 x 19,5 cm
    Technique:
    Hand-coloured copper engraving