Antique Print-CROCODILE-ANATOMY-TEETH-Perrault-Duflos-1734

Subject: Crocodile'. (Crocodile): This plate shows the anatomy of a Crocodile, with teeth.
Condition: Good. Original folds, as issued. Creases in print. A small wormhole in top of print. General age-related toning and occasional light staining as visible on image. Please study image carefully.
Medium: Copperplate engraving on hand laid paper with watermark.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 24.1 x 34.4 cm. The image size is ca. 20 x 29.3 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 14.6 x 9.4 inch. The image size is ca. 11.4 x 7.9 inch.
Part Number: 12678
Location: A105-34
Description: This very scarse print originate from: 'Memoires de L'Academie Royale des Sciences, depuis 1666 jusqu'a 1699.', published by La Compagnie des Libraires, Paris 1733 and 1734. This pioneering work in comparative anatomy was originally published in two folio volumes in Paris, France in 1671-76. The publication was the work of the famous Parisian anatomists led by Claude Perrault.

Artists and Engravers: Claude Perrault (1613-1688), was a French physician and architect. The superbly illustrated folding plates are engraved by Claude Duflos (French engraver, 1665-1727).