Antique Print-CANADIAN MUSK RAT-RODENT-Bell-Smellie-Buffon-1785

Price: € 23,50

Subject: Plate CXXXIII : 'Canadian Musk Rat.'
Condition: Good. General age related toning and minimal staining and/or soiling. Top margin somewhat browned and small damp stain..
Medium: Copper plate engraving on vellin type of paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 12 x 21.5 cm. The image size is ca. 8.5 x 14.5 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 4.7 x 8.5 inch. The image size is ca. 3.3 x 5.7 inch.
Part Number: 27384
Location: C25-33
Description: This antique engraving originates from: 'Natural History, General and Particular by the Count de Buffon Translated into English by William Smellie', published in London by W. Stahan & T. Cadell in 1785.

Artists and Engravers: Andrew Bell (1726 - 1809) was a Scottish engraver and printer, who co-founded Encyclopaedia Britannica with Colin Macfarquhar.