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Insecten. IX. Insrctes IX. (Four types of insects).

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  • PUBLISHER: Published by Landes-Industrie-Comptours, Weimar.

  • MEDIUM: Etching with original hand color,

    DATE: 1792-1810.

  • EDITION SIZE: Image size 8 1/4 x 6 1/2" (203 x 155 mm).

  • DESCRIPTION: A centipede, beetle,ant and ant lion. From "Bilderbuch fur Kinder" by F. J. Bertuch. An elaborate pictorial encyclopedia, Bertuch's work was designed to teach children about the physical world - its geography, natural phenomena, flora and fauna, as well as its peoples and their mores at work and leisure. <br><br>

  • ADDITIONAL INFO: A page of pertinent text is included, in French on one side and German on the other.

  • CONDITION: Good condition.

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