Antique Print-REPTILES-ANACONDA-SNAKE-Brehm-1892

Price: € 44,50

Subject: Plate: 'Anakondaschlange (Anaconda).' This plate shows an Anaconda, which is going to attack a bird.
Condition: Very good. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully.
Medium: Wood engraving on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 17 x 25 cm. The image size is ca. 12.6 x 18.6 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.8 x 9.9 inch. The image size is ca. 5 x 7.7 inch.
Part Number: 11914
Location: C108-33
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. Engraved by X.J. v. K. Jahrmargt after G. Mutzel.