CD-11704

Pl. XCVII Antique Print of Univalves by Martyn (1787)

  • Condition: Good, age-related toning. Light soiling, minor wear. Blank verso. Please study image carefully.
  • Date: 1787
  • Overall size: 22.5 x 36.5 cm.
  • Image size: 18.5 x 32 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Univalves'. Old print of various Univalve (Gastropod) species; Ear shells, Limpets, Tooth shells, Nerite etc. This antique print originates from William Frederic Martyn’s two volume work, 'A New Dictionary of Natural History or, Compleat Universal Display of Animated Nature with Accurate Representations of the Most Curious and Beautiful Animals'. Published in London by Harrison and Co. 1785-1787.

Artists and Engravers: William Frederic Martyn (1758 - 1837) was a Scottish teacher, priest and compiler of educational books, many of which passed through numerous editions.