Antique Prints of Caves and Speleology

Take a look at these historic prints of various caves. Prints are in good condition unless otherwise mentioned.

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Adelsberger Cave

"Die Adelsberger Grotte"

Wood engraving after Michael Sachs ca 1885. Reverse side is printed.

32 x 23 cm ( 12.5 x 9 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. CAVE245538


Antiparos

"Le Grotte d'Antiparos"

Wood engraving 1844. Reverse side is printed. A few light spots.
Below the image and on the reverse side is text in French about Antiparos.

10.5 x 15 cm ( 4.1 x 5.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE246135


Mammoth Cave

"Grotte aus der Mammuthoehle"

Wood engraving shows early exploration of the Mammoth Cave. Published 1887.
Reverse side is printed.

11 x 16 cm ( 4.3 x 6.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order CAVE245953


Mammoth Caves Kentucky

"Trophgsteinbildungen in der Mammuthhoehle von Kentucky....."

Text photograph ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

12.5 x 9 cm ( 4.9 x 3.5 " )

$ 20.00

Order Nr. CAVE244377


"Une visite a la grotte des Demoiselles, pres de Ganges (Herault)"

Wood engraving ca 1875. The image is surrounded by text in French about this cave.
Reverse side is printed with unrelated text. Minor signs of age and use.

Image: 12 x 16 cm ( 4.7 x 6.2 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. CAVE244949


"Stalaltiten und Stalagmiten der Adelsberger Grotte in Krai, Oesterreich"

Wood engraving 1890. On the reverse side is an image of the dripstones in the Adelsberger cave.

10 x 13 cm ( 3.9 x 5.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE245628


Antiparos

"Die Grotte von Antiparos" ( Greece )

Wood engraving published 1867. Reverse side is printed.

10.2 x 11 cm ( 4 x 4.3 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. CAVE243071


"Paros"
"Grotte a Anti Paros"

Steel engraving by Lemaitre 1840.

Image: 9.5 x 15 cm ( 3.6 x 5.9 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. GREECE242732


Grotte de Brando

"Grotte de Brando ( Corse )" ( Corsica )

Wood engraving printed 1868. Above and below the image and on the reverse side
is detailed information about this cave.

Image: 11.5 x 14.5 cm ( 4.5 x 5.7 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. CAVE243866


"Grotte de Luray" ( Cave of Luray in West Virginia )

Wood engraving by H. Bogae 1872. On the reverse side and on a separate page is an article
( in French ) about this cave.

23 x 16.5 cm ( 9 x 6.4 ")

Order Nr. CAVE242400SOLD


Grotte de Han. - La Sortie (Han-sur-Lesse-France)

Wood engraving ca 1870. Backside is printed.

9.9 x 14.9 cm ( 3.8 x 5.8 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE8410


Luzern Gletscher

"Gletscher Muehle im Luzerner Gletschergarten" ( Glacier cave by Luzern )

Wood engraving after a photogrpah ca 1900. Reverse side is printed.

17.5 x 13 cm ( 6.8 x 5.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE245559


Fingal‘ Cave

Wood engraving published in 1855. Reverse side is printed.

9 x 13.8 cm (3.5 x 5.4 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE8413


Chambers in Weyer‘s Cave.
The Brides Vail. The Oyster. The Tower of Babel. The Ghost Chamber. The Shell Room.
(Weyer's Cave, Virginia)

Wood engraving ca 1875. Reverse side is printed with a related article.

23 x 15.7 cm ( 9 x 6.1 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE234785


St. Kanzian Cave Slovenia

"Unterirdischer Lauf der Reka be Sanct Canzian" ( St. Kanzian Slovenia )

Wood engraving ca 1880. Reverse side is printed.

13.5 x 13 cm ( 5.3 x 5.1 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. CAVE241044


Cleopatra‘s Needle and Anthony‘s Pillar
(Weyer‘s Cave, Virginia)

Wood engraving ca 1875. Reverse side is printed with a related article.

23 x 15.7 cm ( 9 x 6.1 ")

Order Nr. CAVE234784 SOLD


"Interior de la grotte d Antiparos"

Wood engraving, 1874. Reverse side is printed.

9.8 x 14.8 cm ( 3.8 x 5.8 ")

Order Nr. CAVE240504 SOLD


"Weyer's Cave" ( Virginia, USA )

Wood engraving 1844. Reverse side is printed.

11.2 x 18.7 cm ( 4.4 x 7.3 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE240261


"Trophsteinhoehle bei Warstein"

Wood engraving ca 1875.

12 x 18 cm ( 4.7 x 7 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. NORTHRHINEWESTPHALIA237806


"Die grosse Hoehle an der Gruene bei Iserloahn"

Wood engraving after the drawing by K. Hoff in Duesseldorf, ca 1885.
Reverse side is printed. Vertical centerfold has been reinforced. Clean print.

26.5 x 39 cm ( 10.4 x 15.3 ")

$ 55.00

Order Nr. CAVE240772


"Mineralogie"
"Histoire Naturelle"

Upper image: " Fig. 1. Roches singuliers d Alderbach en Boheme"
Lower image: "Fig. 2. La fameuse Grotte d Antiparos dans l Archipel"

Copper engraving from the Encyclopedia by D. Diderot and J. d'Alembert. It was published in Paris ca 1770.

32 x 21 cm ( 12,5 x 8.2 ")

$ 70.00

Order Nr. GEOLOGY240352


Geologische Landschaftsbilder

from upper left: Vulcan Geb: Isola della Trizza, Secundaeres Gebirge: Gibraltar, Sec. Geb. Kreidelager in Dorsetshire, Natuerl. Bruecke im Icononzo-Thale, Secudaeres Gebirge: Bielgrund in der Saechs. Schweiz, Tert. Geb. :Ablagerungen bei Tivoli, Pluton. Geb: Rosstrappe, Prim. Geb: Brennender Berg by Duttweiler, Prim Geb: Lurley-Fels am Rhein, Pluton. Geb. Felsenlabyrinth bei Baden.

Steel engraving by E. Hoefer after Tr. Bromme, ca 1855.
Light browning on margin edges. Two binding holes near left margin edge.

Page size: 29 x 34.8 xm ( 11.4 x 13.7 ")

$ 70.00

Order Nr. GEOLOGY5007


"Grotte de Marienglaschoehle"

Wood engraving 1872. Reverse side is printed.

17.5 x 15.5 cm ( 6.8 x 6.1 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. THURINGA240295


Caverne de Stalactites, pres de Slain dans l Ecosse septrionale.
Die Tropensteinhohle bey Slains in Nordschottland.

Copper engraving from "Vermischt Gegend" ca 1780. Original hand coloring.
Light browning in margins. Included is an extra page of text (in French and German) about the cave.

18.7 x 15 cm ( 7.4 x 5 ")

$ 85.00

Order Nr. CAVE8415


The Drach or Dragon Caves of Majorca

Upper image: Entrance from the Sea
7.9 x 12 cm ( 3.1 x 4.7 ")
Lower image:
The Black Lake
8 x 12.1 cm ( 3.1 x 4.7 ")
Wood engravings ca 1880. Backside is printed.

$ 20.00

Order Nr. CAVE8405


"Die Mammuths-Hoehle"
(Mammoth Cave)
in Kentucky.

Steel engraving from Bibliograph. Institut in Hildburghausen ca 1850.
Very light age toning.

10.5 x 15.7 cm ( 4.1 x 6.1 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. CAVE240568


"Bilder aus den "Hohlenlabrynthen"

1. "Kuenstliche Hoehle in Erdberg in Maehren:Rondellfoermige Kammer. 2. Kuenstliche Hoehle in Hohenwarth: Eingang zum Hoehlensystem, rechts und linksitzsockel. 3. Kuenstliche Hoehle in Aschbach: Vorkammer mit Einstieg zum Hoehlensystem. 4. " Kuenstliche Hoehle in Matzendorf. 5. Kuenstliche Hoehle in Reichering: Beratungskammer."

Two pages with photogravure images of man-made caves in Bavaria, Czech Republic and Austria. Article is by Wrbata. Printed ca 1885.

Page size: 31 x 21.5 cm ( 12.2 x 8.4 ")

Two pages: $ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE239067


Les grottes des montagnes de marbre a Touranne.
Cochichine. Porte d entree de la grotte des Pagodes de Quan.am.
Fonde de la grotte de Quan-Am vu du haut de l escalier.
Grande pagaode et escalier de la grotte. ( Vue prise de l autel de la petite Pagode)
Visite des Officiers Francaise du Cosmao aux Montagnes de Marbre.

Wood engravings and article, 1863. Reverse side is printed. a few light spots.

Page size: 36.5 x 25.5 cm ( 14.3 x 10 ")

$ 35.00

Order Nr. CAVE234776


„Hoehle zu Sundwich"

Sundwich caves near Iserlohn in Germany

Tones steel engraving after C. Schlickum. Paderborn, ca. 1880

Condition: Very good

10.2 x 15.2 cm (4 x 6")

$ 30.00

Order Nr.CAVE235141


Le Grotte des Fees

Wood engraving by Baptiste Gay surrounded by article. 1869.
Reverse side is printed.

Image: 14.2 x 9.5 cm (5.5 x 3.7 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE234778


Scenes in the Mammouth Cave

The Lovers Leap, The altar, The Star chamber, The Dead Sea, The Vestibule, Kentucky Cliffs, On the Lake, The Giants Coffin.

Wood engraving ca 1875. Reverse side is printed.

Image size:23.3 x 16.4 cm ( 9.1 x 6.4 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. CAVE236124


Scenes in Mammoth Cave

Shelby´s Dome and Bottomless Pit, Grand Crossing, Mouth of the Cave, Mammouth Dome, Napoleaon´s Dome, Gothic chapel.

Wood engraving ca 1875. Reverse side is printed.

Image size:23.2 x 16 cm ( 9.1 x 6.2 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. CAVE236125


Corse. - (Les Grottes de Brando. (Corsica)

Entree de la grotte. - Pavillon du gardien.
Cheminee construite dans le pavillion. Interieure de la grotte. Cote du Nord.
L escalier de la grotte.

Wood engravings 1869. Reverse side is printed.

Page size. 34.5 x 23.5 cm ( 13.5 x 9.2 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. CAVE234781


Grotte de Han. - La Salle du Dôme (Han-sur-Lesse-France)

Wood engraving ca 1870. Backside is printed.

9.8 x 14.9 cm ( 3.8 x 5.8 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE8409


Weyer‘s Cave (Virginia, USA)

Wood engraving published in 1855. Reverse side is printed.

11.3 x 18.8 cm ( 4.4 x 7.4 ")

Order Nr. CAVE8414 SOLD


Die Magdalenenkammer im Salzbergwerk von Wieliczka.

Printed photo by A. Gzuberta in Krakau ca 1915. Reverse side is printed.

9.7 x 15 cm ( 3.8 x 5.9 ")

$ 20.00

Order Nr. CAVE235818


Le Grottes Des Demoiselles
Une visite a la grotte des Demoiselles, pres de Ganges (Herault). Salle des orgues.

Wood engraving with article ca 1870. A few light spots in text.
Reverse side is printed. Horizontal fold under image.

11.7 x 16.2 cm ( 4.6 x 6.3 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE234780


Eingang zu der Peak Cavern
Grosse Hohle in Derbyshire

Steel engraving 1837.

8.9 x 13.5 cm ( 3.5 x 5.3 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. CAVE8416


Situations Plan des Zusammenhangs der Adelsberger Grotte mit der 1889 endecten Grotte von Gross Ottok.

Wood engraving ca 1890 showing the plan of the caves in Slovenia.
On the reverse side is incomplete text in German about the caves.

12.7 x 16.1 cm ( 5 x 6.3 ")

$ 30.00

Order Nr. CAVE8415


Kingston Cave

"Kingston Cave"

Wood engraving published in 1855. Backside is printed.

9.5 x 13.8 cm ( 3.7 x 5.4 ")

$ 40.00

Order Nr. IRELAND 0331


Die Mastricher Hoehle

Copper engraving ca 1800.

8.5 x 15.7 cm ( 3.3 x 6.1 ")

$ 45.00

Order Nr. CAVE8401


Grotto of Polvoradg

Wood engraving ca 1870. On the reverse side is an image of the Cascades of the Ristinga.

10 x 16 cm ( 3.9 x 6.2 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE234777


Suisse. - Vue interieure de la grotte de Topazes, decouverte vis-a-vis du Gallenristock, au bord du glacier du Pieffen.

Wood engraving by Reymann and Pricani of Geneva, 1869.
Reverse side is printed Right margin is narrow.

15.5 x 22 cm ( 6.1 x 8.6 ")

$ 25.00

Order Nr. CAVE234779


Hamilton's Volcanics - Images of volcanic rocks.

Geology Prints

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