Antique Print-MARA-RODENTS-Brehm-1890

Price: € 29,50

Subject: Plate: "Mara", showing several of the rodents in a natural habitat. It also shows a pack of Rhea (large flightless birds).
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Lithographs on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 25 x 17.2 cm. The image size is ca. 20.5 x 14.8 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 9.8 x 6.8 inch. The image size is ca. 8.1 x 5.8 inch.
Part Number: 18441
Location: C106-35
Description: This attractive original old antique print / plate originates from: 'Brehms Tierleben' (English title: Brehm's Life of Animals) is 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.