Antique Print-AARDVARK-Brehm-1890

Price: € 38,50

Subject: Plate: 'Erdferkel'. (Aardvark.)
Condition: Very good. Some small stains in margin, not affecting image. A crease in the lower margin from binding. Some general age-related toning, top and left edge minimally browned. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Wood engraving on a vellin type paper
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 25.1 x 17.2 cm. The image size is ca. 19.6 x 13.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.9 x 6.8 inch. The image size is ca. 7.7 x 5.3 inch.
Part Number: 18438
Location: C106-38
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Brehms Tierleben' (English title: Brehm's Life of Animals); a reference book, first published in the 1864, which made its author, Alfred Edmund Brehm, known around the world. This plate is from a 1892 or 1900 edition.

Artists and Engravers: The author Alfred Edmund Brehm (1829-1884), was a German zoologist, natural history illustrator and writer, the son of Christian Ludwig Brehm. Through the book titled 'Brehms Tierleben', his name became a synonym for popular zoological literature. Litho by or after W. Kuhnert.