Sandtique Rare Prints
Antique Print - ABEILLE - Rare Insects by Bernard Direxit - 1797
RARE, ANTIQUE COPPER ENGRAVING PLATE OF INSECTS
This 214 year old Antique Print is an original copper engraving by Benard Direxit from his "Histoire Naturelle, Insectes". It is an extract of the first edition of the Diderot's Encyclopédie and d'Alembert from 1797.
Charles Joseph Panckoucke
This engraving has an image that is about 6 1/4" x 9 1/2" on a leaf or page that is 8 1/4" x 11 1/2". It is on laid paper. It is in very good condtion with the ususal age toning. It is suitable for framing and would be an excellent gift for a print collector or a fisherman.
This print is quite rare and sells for up to 200 euros on the Internet.
The engraving that is being sold is titled "ABEILLE - Plate 108".
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