Antique Print-SNAIL-SLUG-GASTROPODA-Brehm-1892

Subject: Plate: Landschnecken (Gastropoda, snail, slug). This plate shows a lot of different kinds of snails and slugs. Transparent sheet with species indication is included.
Condition: Excellent. General age related toning and occasional light staining from handling as visible on image.
Medium: Original colour chromo-lithographs on a vellin type paper.
Size (in cm): The overall size is ca. 16.5 x 25.1 cm. The image size is ca. 13.5 x 20.7 cm.
Size (in inch): The overall size is ca. 6.5 x 9.9 inch. The image size is ca. 5.3 x 8.1 inch.
Part Number: 11903
Location: C109-33
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 H. Morins.