MERRACH ODERE SEE RACHE MIT SCHWARTZEN KOPF. MERGANSER CAPITE NIGRO. GRAND PLONGEON LA TET NOIRE.

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Johann Frisch

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Merrach odere See Rache mit Schwartzen Kopf. Merganser capite nigro. Grand Plongeon la tet noire.

Engraving, hand-colored, 1733-63.
Paper size 14 1/2 x 8 7/8" (37.1 x 22.5 cm).
Overall good condition. Hole in paper - near the lower paper edge, small tear at the bottom paper edge - repaired. The paper margin is trimmed close to the plate line at the left margin.
LOCATION: New York City

Inventory Number: 96978
Price: $300.00
Publisher :
From "Vorstellung der Vogel in Deutschland und Beylauffig Auch Einiger Fremden, Mit Ihren Eigenschaften Beschrieben… ." Johann Leonhard Frisch (1666-1743) - German naturalist and philologist. This monumental work, made and published over a period of thirty years, became a family project. His sons Ferdinand Helfreich (1707-1758) and Philipp Jakob were responsible for drawing and engraving the plates, his youngest son Just Leopold Frisch (1714-1789) succeeded his father in writing the text, and later on, also in publishing the work. Published in Berlin. 18th-19th Century Subjects , Natural History - Birds , Johann Frisch

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