Antique Prints of Amphibians

View this selection of our historical prints of amphibians. Please contact us if you are looking for special prints. Prints have normal age toning and wider margins than shown on these images.

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Maria Sibylla Merian. From “Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium":

Surinam toad. Plate 59 from the mentioned work.

Copper etching by P. Sluyter after the drawing by Maria Sibylla Merian. Original hand coloring.

Amsterdam, 1730 edition.

Some minor traces of age and use. Wide margins. Very clean.

26.9 x 37.4 cm (10.6 x 14.7").

$ 1250.00

Order Nr. MSMERIAN6533


Frog -  Pipal or Surinam Toad.  -Cahalcidian Lizard

"1. Frog, 2. Pipal or Surinam Toad. 3. Cahalcidian Lizard"

Copper engraving by F. Kearny, 1825.

16 x 8.5 cm ( 6.2 x 3.3 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. AMPHIBIAN244598


Histoire Naturelle, Fig. 1.La Grenouille Musissante
Fig. 2. La Crapaud Pipa.

Copper etching for "Histoire Naturelle", published 1851 in Paris. Modern hand coloring.
Print has fraying on left margin edge from binding. Tiny tears on upper and right margin edge.

32.1 x 20.3 cm ( 12.6 x 7.9 ")

$ 140.00

Order Nr. AMPHIBIAN 9700


"La Vanne aux Grenouilles, dessin des Tapisseries du roi" ( tapestry design for the king )

Wood engraving 1884. Reverse side is printed. Overall light age toning.

14.5 x 14.5 cm ( 5.7 x 5.7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. AMPHIBIAN241294


No title. Frog

Type of print: Lithograph

Color: Hand coloring

Artist: J.H.Richard (drawing) Lithographer: C. Metzeroth

Reverse side: Blank.

Work: U.S.P.R.R. (United States Pacific Railroad Report)

Published: In 1853, the U.S. Congress authorized the Corps of Topographic Engineers to undertake a survey of potential rail routes between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean..

The comprehensive work lasted until 1869. Continuous publishing

Plate Nr. Reptiles - XXV (25)

Condition: Clean. Corners slightly bumped. Left margin has stitch holes from binding.

Page size: 28,5 x 21,5 cm (ca. 11.2 x 8.5")

$ 60.00

Order Nr.AMPHIBIAN238482


No title. Frog

Type of print: Lithograph

Color: Hand coloring

Artist: J.H.Richard (drawing) Lithographer: C. Metzeroth

Reverse side: Blank.

Work: U.S.P.R.R. (United States Pacific Railroad Report)

Published: In 1853, the U.S. Congress authorized the Corps of Topographic Engineers to undertake a survey of potential rail routes between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean..

The comprehensive work lasted until 1869

Plate Nr. Reptiles - XXVIII (28)

Condition: Clean. Corners slightly bumped. Left margin has stitch holes from binding.

Page size: 28,5 x 21,5 cm (ca. 11.2 x 8.5")

$ 60.00

Order Nr.AMPHIBIAN238480


No title. Frog

Type of print: Lithograph

Color: Hand coloring

Artist: J.H.Richard (drawing) Lithographer: C. Metzeroth

Reverse side: Blank.

Work: U.S.P.R.R. (United States Pacific Railroad Report)

Published: In 1853, the U.S. Congress authorized the Corps of Topographic Engineers to undertake a survey of potential rail routes between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean..

The comprehensive work lasted until 1869

Plate Nr. Reptiles - XXVI (26)

Condition: Clean. Corners slightly bumped. Left margin has stitch holes from binding.

Page size: 28,5 x 21,5 cm (ca. 11.2 x 8.5")

$ 60.00

Order Nr.AMPHIBIAN238481


"Amphibian oder Lurche"

a. Der gefleckte Erdsalamander (Salamander maculosa) b. Der grosse Wassermolch ( Triton cristatus.

c. Der Olm ( Proteus anguinus) d. Der Sirene (Siren lacertina)

Chromolithograph ca 1880. Fine image.
Small repairs on centerfold. Minor signs of age and use on margins.

26 x 36 cm ( 10.2 x 14.1 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. AMPHIBIAN240945


“Rospo - Bufo vulgaris" Common toad

Type of print: Lithograph

Color: Original hand coloring

Artist: Giovanni Rispoli

Lithographer: Raimondo Petraroja

Reverse side: Blank. Text page in Italian is separate

Work: "Atlante Zoologico Popolare". Published: Naples, 1863

Rare. Only two copies known in Italian libraries: Florence and Naples.

Condition: Only very minor traces of age and use. Very Good.

Page size: 27 x 38,5 cm (ca. 10.6 x 15.2")

Order Nr. AMPHIBIAN238483SOLD


No title. Frogs

Type of print: Copper etching

Artist: Benard

Reverse side: Blank.

Work: "Histoire Naturelle"

Plate Nr. 5

Published: Paris. Ca. 1780

Condition: Very light general age toning. Minor traces of age and use such as wear in margins.
Small spot in left margin.

Page size: 28,5 x 20,5 (ca. 11.2 x 8")

$ 50.00

Order Nr.AMPHIBIAN238478


No title. Frog anatomy

Type of print: Copper etching

Artist: Benard

Reverse side: Blank.

Work: Histoire Naturelle

Plate Nr. 1

Published: Paris. Ca. 1780

Condition: General age toning. Minor traces of age and use such as wear in margins

Page size: 28,5 x 20,5 (ca. 11.2 x 8")

$ 50.00

Order Nr.AMPHIBIAN238477


No title. Frog / toad

Type of print: Copper etching

Artist: Benard

Reverse side: Blank.

Work: Histoire Naturelle

Plate Nr. 6

Published: Paris. Ca. 1780

Condition: General age toning. Minor traces of age and use such as wear in margins

Page size: 28,5 x 20,5 (ca. 11.2 x 8")

$ 50.00

Order Nr.AMPHIBIAN238479


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Maria Sibylla Merian. From “Metamorphosis insectorum Surinamensium":

“Grenouilles" Surinam frogs. (Development of frogs from tadpole onward). Plate 71 from the mentioned work.

Copper etching by P. Slyter after the drawing by Maria Sibylla Merian. Original hand coloring.

Amsterdam, 1730 edition.

Left and right narrow margins. Right margin reenforced. General age toning. Some wrinkles in lower margin.

41 x 30.4 cm (16.1 x 12").

$ 420.00

Order Nr. AMPHIBIAN9704


"Molche"

Steel engraving by C. Mayer from "Oken´s Allgemeine Naturgeschichte V. Zoologie", ca 1850.
Original hand coloring.
Some spotting in image and smudging in margins.

30 x 22.5 cm ( 11.8 x 8.8 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. AMPHIBIAN241698


"Frosche"

Steel engraving by C. Schach from "Oken´s Allgemeine Naturgeschichte V. Zoologie", ca 1850.
Original hand coloring.
Some spotting in image and smudging in margins.

30 x 22.5 cm ( 11.8 x 8.8 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. AMPHIBIAN241697


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