Antique Animal Prints

A selection of decorative, historical animal prints. Please contact
us if you are looking for special animals.

All prints are in very good condition unless otherwise noted.

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Racoons

Raton laveur

Steel engraving by Annedouche after Travies, ca 1850. Original hand coloring

10.5 x 19 cm ( 4.1 x 7.4 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9117


No title.

Wood engraving ca 1860. Original hand coloring.

13.5 x 22.4 cm (5.3 x 8.8 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9169


No title.

Wood engraving ca 1860. Original hand coloring.

14.5 x 23 cm (5.7 x 9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr, ANIMAL9168


"Giraffen"

Xylograph by Specht, ca 1870. Modern hand coloring.
Print has overall age toning. Text and gnu image on backside.

19 x 13 cm ( 7.5 x 5.1 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL 9062


Caelaps   Brontosaurus

"Tiere der Urzeit: Angriff eine Caelaps auf einen Brontosaurus"

Wood engraving after a painting by Wilhelm Kuhnert, 1904.
Printed in color. Vertical centerfold.

22.5 x 32 cm ( 8.8 x 12.5 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL246444


Igel, Hedgehog

"Hedgehog - Erinaceus europeus." ( Igel )

Wood engraving ca 1875. Above and below the image is text in English about the hedgehog.
On the reverse side is an article about the daesman and an image of a daesman.

12 x 16 cm ( 4.7 x 6.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL244417


Armadillo

"Kugelguerteltier ( Dasypus tricinctus )"

Wood engraving after A. Goering published 1903. Reverse side is printed.

9 x 13 cm ( 3.5 x 5.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL245663


"Verbreitung der Thiere in Australien und Ozeanien"
( Spreading of Animals in Australia and Oceania )

Intresting map published 1902 showing the habitat of the animals listed ( Latin and German names )
in the lower right corner.

14 x 21.5 cm ( 5.5 x 8.4 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. AUSTRALIA245059


Tapirus indicus

"Schabbrackentapir ( Tapirus indicus )"

Chromolithogaph 1895. Some light browning in margins.

13 x 20.5 cm ( 5.1 x 8 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL246187


"L'Orycterope ou fourmilier du Cap" ( Cape anteater )

Wood engraving 1874. Reverse side is printed. Light age toning.

8 x 10.5 cm ( 3.1 x 4.1 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr.ANIMAL241341


Der Ogotona (Lagomys Ogotona), Das weisse Haus Kanninchen ( Lepus cuniculus), Felsen Meer Schweinchen ( Cava rupestris), Gemeines Meerschweinchen ( Cavia Cobaya), Gemeiner Hase ( Lepus timidus) Veraenderlicher Hase ( Lepus variabilis)

Lithograph by H. Schinz published 1827. Very fine original hand coloring.

Page size: 32 x 23.5 cm ( 12.5 x 9.2 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9211


"Le Mara, lievre de Patagonie"

Wood engraving published 1874. Reverse side is printed.

11 x 15.5 cm ( 4.3 x 6.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL240505


"Hares Feeding"

From "The British Sportsman", by Samuel Howitt.

Originally published in 1798 and 1799 (each print is dated !)
These are from a second edition published in 1812
by Edward Orme, Bond Street in London.

Very fine, modern hand coloring.

Image size ca: 12 x 17 cm ( 4.6 x 6.7 ")
Print has wide, clean margins

$ 70.00

Order Nr.HUNT 8128


"Histoire Naturelle - La Giraffe - Le Chevrotin"

Hand-colored copper etching. Published in "Encyclopedie". Paris, ca. 1750

A few minor wrinkles. But very good in general. Nice hand coloring.

31,5 x 20,5 cm (ca. 12.4 x 8")

$ 70.00

Order Nr. ANIMALGIRAFFE240771


"Wiederkaeuer" ( Ruminantia )
a. Die Giraffe. b. Die Gemse c. Die Gazelle.
Camelpardalis Girafa Capellla rupicapra Gazella dorcas

Chromolitho ca 1880. Vertical centerfold. Signs of age and use.

25.5 x 35.5 cm ( 10 x 13.9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL239874


1. Topo Ragno - Sorex araneus"
2. Topo Ragno Acquatico - Sorex fodiens 3. Topo Rgno Della Toscana - Sorex etruscus."

( Shrew - Spitzmouse)

Fine lithograph by Lorenzo after Petraroja. Original hand coloring.
Extra page of text in Italian about these shrews.

Rare and beautiful lithograph from the "Atlante Zoologico Popolare" published in Naples (1863) by Giovanni Boschi. The lithograph was made by Raimondo Petraroja. This work comprised eight volumes of most known animals, even some that are now extinct. The books were published from 1863-1879. In the lower margin is the lithographers blind stamp. The original hand coloring is superb.

Very minor signs of age and use. Light browning on margin edges. Blind embossed stamp in lower margin.

Page size: 30 x 26 cm ( 11.8 x 10.2 ")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL238647


"Talpa Comune - Talpa Europea "

Moles - Maulwurf

Fine lithograph by Lorenzo after Petraroja. Original hand coloring.
Extra page of text in Italian about these shrews.

Rare and beautiful lithograph from the "Atlante Zoologico Popolare" published in Naples (1863) by Giovanni Boschi. The lithograph was made by Raimondo Petraroja. This work comprised eight volumes of most known animals, even some that are now extinct. The books were published from 1863-1879. In the lower margin is the lithographers blind stamp. The original hand coloring is superb.

Very minor signs of age and use. Light browning on margin edges. Blind embossed stamp in lower margin.

Page size: 30 x 26 cm ( 11.8 x 10.2 ")

$ 80.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL238648


"Vielfrass (Gulo Borealis) 1/6 natuerl. Groesse)

Wood engraving by C. Wendt, 1893. Backside is printed.

12.5 x 12.7 cm ( 4.9 x 5 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL 9130


"Iltis (Putorius foetidus) 1/3 natuerl. Groesse"

Wood engraving by Specht, 1893. Backside is printed.

8.3 x 12.5 cm ( 3.2 x 4.9 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL 9131


Der Raton o Waschbaer

Copper engraving ca 1780. Original hand coloring. Right margin is narrow.

13 x 7.9 cm ( 5.1 x 3.1 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL92143


Der Marmose das Maenchen

Notice the dramatic sky showing a lightning and thunderstorm!

Copper engraving ca 1780. Original hand coloring.

12.5 x 8 cm ( 54.9 x 3.1 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL92142


1. Coati noiratre. 2. Coati brun.

Lithograph by C. Motte after Meunier ca 1780. Nice original hand coloring.

16 x 9.5 cm ( 6.3 x 3.7 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9200


1. Le Kinkajou. 2. Le Poto.

Copper engraving ca 1760, Very fine original hand coloring.

13.4 x 7.6 cm ( 5.3 x 3 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9206


1. La Civette, 2. Le Zibet, 3. La Genette

Copper etching from "Histoire Naturelle" published ca 1755 in Paris.

32.5 x 20 cm ( 12.7 x 7.8 ")

$ 45.00

Order nr. ANIMAL9212


La Civetta

Wood engraving ca 1850. Original hand coloring.

6 x 11.3 cm ( 2.4 x 4.4 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9207


The Civet Cat

In the Royal Menagery Tower of London.

Copper etching bby W. Panormo for Thomas Kelly in London, dated 1830..

Animal size: 8 x 20 cm. ( (3.1 x 7.9 cm )
Page size: 20.5 x 26.5 cm ( 8 x 10.4 ")

$45.00

Order Nr. ANIMALKELLY9175


Racoons

1. le Raton, 2. le Raton crabier.

Lithograph by Motte after Meunier, ca 1860. Original hand coloring.
A few light minor spots.

16 x 9.4 cm ( 6.3 x 3.7 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9119


"Tierbilder" ( animal pictures )

Upper image: "Der Juggeselle" ( the bachelor )
Lower image
: Der Weltreisende ( the world traveler )

Wood engravings after Kaethe Olhausen-Schoenberger, 1908.
Reverse side is printed.

23.5 x 18 cm ( 9.2 x 7 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL241410


No title

Wood engraving, 1855.
Text on backside that shows a bit on frontside.

Page size: 14.2 x 22.2 cm ( 5.6 x 8.7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL 9068


Opossums

Wood engraving dated 1852. Original hand coloring.
Extra page of text about opossums.

19.6 x 15.8 cm ( 7.7 x 6.2 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9191


Giraffe

Steel engraving ca 1850. Attractive hand coloring. Side margins have been widened.

18 x 14.3 cm ( 7.1 x 5.6 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9195


Anteater and Tapir

Ameisenfresser Tapir

Copper etching, 1836. Upper and left margins are narrow.

8.2 x 11.5 cm ( 3.2 x 4.5 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL 9083


Prof. Haekel's Stammbaum der Saugethiere mit Einschluss des Menschen, nach Darwin's Theorie"
Family tree of mammals (with humans included) according to Prof. Haekel after Darwin.
Wood engraving ca 1880 surrounded by print. Backside is printed.

20.6 x 12.7 cm ( 8.1 x 5 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9182


"Junge and alte Giraffe In Jardin des Plantes in Paris"

Wood engraving. Dated 1857. Modern hand coloring.
Print has overall age toning. Text and gnu image on backside.

20 x 15 cm ( 7.8 x 5.9 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL 9063


Fig. 1 Le Kabassou. Fig. 2 L'Unau Fig. 3 Le Sarigue.

Copper etching by Baretti from "Histoire Naturelle" published 1751 in Paris.

Page size: 40.5 x 26.2 cm (15.9 x 10.3 ")
Image size: 31.5 x 20 cm ( 12.3 x 7.8 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9177


Fig. 1 Le Fourmilier. Fig. 2. Le Pangolin. Fig. 3 Le Phatagin

Copper etching by Antonio Baretti from "Histoire Naturelle" published 1751 in Paris.
Repaired tear on lower margin edge.

Page size: 40.5 x 26.2 cm (15.9 x 10.3 ")
Image size: 31.5 x 20 cm ( 12.3 x 7.8 ")

$ 60.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9177


Das Faulthier oder der Ai

Ignavus Le Paresseux

Copper etching by Joh. Sebastz. Leitner after G. E. Edwards, for Seligmann, Johann Michael (engraver and art dealer in Nuremberg 1720-1762). Published ca 1750. Original hand coloring.

Print has scattered spotting. Water stain in lower center title area. Creasing in lower and left margins.
Small paper repair in lower margin. Two small repaired tears on margin edges. Light smudging in lower right area.

Page size: 39.5 x 24.5 cm ( 15.5 x 9.6 ")
Image height: ca 20.5 cm ( 8.1 ")

$ 170.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL 9085


"Camel" Camelus Arabicus

Wood engraving after J.B. Zwecker, ca 1880. Modern hand coloring.
Image is on a page surrounded by text and with text and another image on backside.

10 x 12.5 cm ( 3.9 x 4.9 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL 9065


"Jardin d'Acclimatation. - Chamelle de Bactriane et son petit."

Wood engraving by Peulot after F. Lehnert.
Image is surrounded by text and has text on backside.

11.7 x 15.5 cm ( 4.6 x 6.1 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr.ANIMAL9066


"Bactrian Camel" Camelus Bactrianus

Wood engraving after J.B. Zwecker, ca 1880. Modern hand coloring.
Image is on a page surrounded by text and with text on backside.

11 x 12.5 cm ( 4.5 x 4.9 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL 9067


Le Dromadaire

Copper etching published 1751 in Paris. Very fine modern hand coloring.
Upper margin has been added. Minimal creasing in left margin.

16 x 25 cm ( 6.2 x 9.8 ")

$ 65.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL9188


Earthworms

Earth-Worm - lumricus terrestris

Wood engraving ca 1875. Backside is printed. Narrow upper and lower margins.

8.5 x 12.5 cm ( 3.3 x 4.9 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. ANIMAL 9094

Animal Etchings by Max Slevogt

These interesting animal sketches were drawn by Profesor Max Slevogt (born 1868 in Landshut, (Germany); died 1932). Slevogt is known not only for his oil and watercolor paints of animals, but also for portraits and landcapes. the following sketches were printed as etchings and are signed in pencil by Max Slevogt. Each image has very wide margins and is in excellent condition unless otherwise noted. The images are shown in actual size.

Peacock. Image size 5.3 x 8.1 cm ( 2 x 3.2 ")
Page size: 24.2 x 32.4 cm ( 9.5 x 12.7 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. SLEVOGT 9068

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Lion. Image size: 4 x 5.5 cm (1.5 x 2.2 ")
Page size: 30.7 x 23.7 cm (12 x 9.3 ")

$ 90.00

Order Nr. SLEVOGT 9069

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